Happy Friday everyone! I’m Cassie and I am a publicity assistant at OUP. Rebecca was kind enough to let me compile link love this week, which meant I got to spend more time surfing the web than writing press releases. Oh happy week! Use the fruits of my labors to do some time wasting of your own.
- Not that I could afford one of these, but they sure are pretty.
Some amazing and artistic images.
- 20 of the best science books.
- Do you guys remember Bill Nye: The Science Guy?
- Behind the scenes at the Daily Show.
- Maybe I should volunteer for this study of sarcasm.
- Have you ever been indifferent about a book everyone else loves?
- $10,000 for a floating pig?
- Why Jurassic Park is not a pro-science movie.
- Joseph Nye, the author of The Powers to Lead, wonders: is Obama really that charismatic, or is it just the circumstances of this year’s election?
- The 100 best lines from novels.
- Congrats to the Oxford authors nominated! Vote here for your favorite intellectuals. (Somehow I didn’t make the list! Well, maybe next year.)