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  • Archive for March 16th, 2008

    How to minimize reading at “readings”

    Sunday, March 16th, 2008

    I’m running around trying to pack and get all the logistics together before goig o tour. (The itinerary roughly goes Washington –> Philly –> Boston –> San Francisco/Bay Area –> Los Angeles –>Seattle). I have packed for two weeks at a time while doing research for my book. Packing for two weeks if no one […]

    Amazon ranking #8×8

    Sunday, March 16th, 2008

    So this was a couple of days ago (on the Tuesday, March 11), where a nice convergence of the tail end of Colbert and a favorable write-up in the New York Times Book Review sent it up to #64 (which my friend Shawn noted is 8-squared) for part of the day.

    LATimes: “a deeply enjoyable meal, for anyone who likes talking or thinking about food.”

    Sunday, March 16th, 2008

    Seth Faison has a review in today’s Los Angeles Times, which focuses a lot on the authenticity aspect of the food. I don’t think this review was on our radar (sometimes you know when a book review is timed to run, and as in this case, sometimes you don’t). My Google alert actually picked this […]