This week on the bookish internet

  • Valerie Stivers creates a classic Russian menu to enjoy alongside the bonkers books of the Strugatsky Brothers. (The Paris Review)
  • Publishing is still very, very white. (LA Review of Books)
  • This take on how many books one ought to have is funnier than my response to Marie Kondo v. bibliophiles. (Librarian Shipwreck)
  • Book nooks in Pune, India! (Hindustan Times)
  • A scientist quibbles with Jonathan Swift. (Ars Technica)
  • Lucian Kim describes the revival of Moscow’s libraries. (NPR)
  • Jonathan Freeland writes in praise of Amos Oz. (New York Review of Books)
  • Charlie Jane Anders argues that more science fiction authors should be writing about climate change. Maybe if we can understand the consequences of dramatic climate change, we can do something about it; it’s not the first time science fiction has inspired reality. (Tor)

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