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Norm has renounced polls as a result of the New Statesman's effort. But I say, if you have a bad experience with a poll, what you need to do is get right back in the saddle.
What do we want?A corrrective normblog poll!When do we want it?Now! (or at some more convenient date in the future...)
May 19, 2006 | Permalink
I'm off for a week, but before I leave, I would advise you strongly to go to mrpicassohead.com.(Thanks to LN)
It's all right.You've won. You can stop running now. (I blame the hairdressers.)
May 12, 2006 in Zimbabwe | Permalink
Jess Walter: The Financial Lives of the Poets
Duncan Clarke: Africa's Future: Darkness to Destiny: How the past is shaping Africa's economic evolution
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of PoetryEnriched by the short intros to each poem, sometimes critical, provided by Milosz.
Isaac Deutscher: The Non-Jewish JewThis was a great help in kickstarting the escalator post and is worth reading even if you aren't interested in escalators.
Louis & Allen Ginsberg: Family Business: Selected Letters Between a Father and SonThis collection of letters illustrates superbly the tensions that inhere in two types of reconciliation: the parental desire to judge and protect; and the filial desire to plough one's own furrow while seeking parental approval for the results.
Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar PetersonLouis Armstrong: Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Various Artists: Till The Night is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus
The Cool Crooners of Bulawayo: Blue Sky
The Best Of Bill Frisell - Volume 1: Folk SongsBill Frisell: The Best Of Bill Frisell - Volume 1: Folk Songs