Is it really last orders?
From Bomb, an interview with Glenn O'Brien on Interview Magazine. Freedom Agenda, Take Two: Michael Signer on how Obama can rid democracy promotion of its Bush-era taint. The British pub used to be the heart of the community and a place of male refuge, but now pubs are closing — is it really last orders? A review of Catalog: The Illustrated History of Mail Order Shopping by Robin Cherry (and more from Bookforum). A review of Daniel Jaffee’s Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival. Bringing extinct species back to life is no longer considered science fiction, but is it a good idea? Madame Bovary goes interactive: Thanks to an unprecedented international collaboration between scholars and volunteers, we can now trace the development of Flaubert's masterpiece online, draft by draft. From FP
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