This eerily beautiful video features a computer voice reading portions of Tom Boellstorff’s Coming of Age in Second Life. Enjoy!
These are the best-selling books for the past week.
|Alan Turing: The Enigma, The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game by Andrew Hodges|
|On Elizabeth Bishop by Colm Tóibín|
|The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century by Jürgen Osterhammel|
|The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm edited by Jack Zipes|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|“They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else”: A History of the Armenian Genocide by Ronald Grigor Suny|
|Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine by Andrew Scull|
|Efficiently Inefficient: How Smart Money Invests and Market Prices Are Determined by Lasse Heje Pedersen|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller|
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