Some of you have been asking me for some good book suggestions. Here's a few from the pros.
The well-respected "Sunday Book Review" presents its best books of the year.
More best book lists: Pulblisher's Weekly, Amazon, Goodreads, NPR, The Atlantic
Best crime books lists: Edgar Awards, Macavity, Time, Readings, BCB 50 to read before you die
Add your own suggestions for great books to read in the comments...
Here's a funny selection of idioms/sayings/slang from around the world (NB: when I first posted this I hadn't read the whole thing. I have since discovered that there is some extremely vulgar language in places so be warned.)
David Foster Wallace
Strange Horizons: A journal of science fiction (short stories, poetry, reviews)