We’ve been doing our best to talk about how much New Yorkers read on the subway, and we used the title “24 Anna Karenina readers can’t be wrong” to highlight the New York Times coverage of citizens of Gotham and their literary choices while commuting. The Millions also took the Russian lit. route, but instead of Tolstoy Street, they went down Dostoevsky Ave.
- Is ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich the next great wordsmith? No chance, but his memoirs are out, and people might or might not care. (Thanks New York Times)
- Arthur on Rooftop Farms, the organic vegetable farm in Greenpoint. (That’s Brooklyn in case you are unfamiliar)
- David Bowie gets a spider named after him.