Sunday Reading

by Steve

Man holding up 'Surf Fever' bookThe return of a list of stuff I’ve enjoyed reading, and think you might enjoy too…

The Chorus (Part One, Part Two, Part Three)

An astonishing piece of writing on the meaning of flags, our sense of home, suicide. Proof that blogs can be a fine format and forum for longform writing, and a good example of making episodic writing work. If I have one criticism, it is that I wanted it to be longer, to delve a little deeper, although maybe being unable to delve deeper was the point.

Footage of Death Plays On in Memory – Abraham Zapruder and the Evolution of Film

Kennedy, film and the relationship between the two. Lots to unpick here.

As in, Jerk

A wonderful take-down of the new Dave Eggers book, with some observations on technology, worklife, community.

Projected final table for the English Premier League

Football analytics! Makes a nice change from the generally conservative approach to football punditry/analysis.

And finally, for your viewing pleasure, various men being awful to their wives about their coffee…

Image at the top of the post from the State Library Queensland, via Flickr