Conductor Sir Colin Davis has died.
A friend who lives in Halifax wrote a bit about the Rehtaeh Parsons tragedy and you should read it.
Anyone interested in writing or books or publishing should read this: The Umpires Are Human
Love Boats: The Delightfully Sinful History of Canoes
A WWII Marine Corps Personality Quiz for Prospective Canine Recruits
"You can see them leaning across an unfamiliar bar, exasperated to the point of raging disgust at their bartenders’ failures of omniscience and their civilization’s continued decline, as if the Magna Carta had something to say about stirring counterclockwise." (Gentleman Scholar)
Fascinating: Fact-Checking "In Cold Blood"
I had no idea about this history: A Strike and a Start: Founding The New York Review