- Taking It Slow: Transatlantic: Ever since The Paris Review came to the Summer Publishing Institute I’ve fallen in love with everything that they do. This article about the author’s decision to make a slow transition back to life in the US is no different. It’s somewhere between a “longread” and a blog post — the perfect length for an indulgence.
- Drunk Texts from Famous Authors: This one is also from The Paris Review — Don’t say I didn’t warn you! Deliciously irreverent this more traditional blog post wonders what sorts of things everyone from Emily Dickenson to Dan Brown would send. An essential diversion!
- Do Too Many Young People Go to College?: Covering a topic near and dear to my heart this WSJ article explores America’s insistence on over-qualification. Fascinating.
- Hermione Granger vs. Bella Swan: This was my fun read for the week! I am and always will be a die-hard Potterhead so anything that pokes fun at the rival books makes me giggle. This chart/post perfectly outlines my problems with the Twilight series while illustrating why I adore J.K. Rowling’s central female character.