Me elsewhere: Haven recap
Eee, Kirkus gave The Shadow Cabinet a star and a great review I very much agree with. I love this book.
7 Brutal Literary Breakup Texts (Which is to say that Mallory Ortberg's Texts from Jane Eyre is out and I'm very excited.)
Whoa: Scotland Shut Out of World Whisky Bible Top Five in International Booze-Ranking Surprise
For knitters: Do I really have to knit (and wash, and block) a swatch?
Ooh, trailer for the new show by the Borgen people.
How a Secret Squad Saved London From Flooding in the WWII Blitz (Do we really have to specify WWII? Do people not automatically know which blitz we mean, these days? Sad.)
Why I Think I Would Make An Excellent Vestal Virgin And You Should Consider Me For The Position