Top 20 albums 2013

Here are the twenty albums released this year which I’ve enjoyed the most. They’re in no particular order. The albums I’ve listened to obsessively are those by Yo La Tengo, Nick Cave and Waxahatchee. Joy Formidable – Wolf’s Law Yo La Tengo – Fade Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away … More Top 20 albums 2013

Why don’t books come with a digital version?

I’m reading a book. It’s a wonderful book: Salman Rushdie’s memoir ‘Joseph Anton.’ And the thing itself is beautiful: well-printed and bound with a vellum-feel to the cover underneath the dust-jacket. Just look at it. It’s just the sort of book you’d want to own, to cherish and to keep for the rest of your … More Why don’t books come with a digital version?