The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker (recommended by RS)
Adios, Strunk and White, by Gary Hoffman (mentioned in S of S, mentioned by RS, but has this disturbing bit in its description: "Develop a distinct voice required by major university application forms..."
300,000,000 by Blake Butler, and the review mentions 2666 by Roberto Bolaño, and some other works. I'm not sure that any of this will be actually readable, but it all sounds interesting, and perhaps a peek at what the young people are writing?
Peripheral, by William Gibson, sounds fascinating, but I have found some of his stuff to be just too inaccessible. I enjoyed Pattern Recognition, and some others, though.
Dense Fog: Unusual This Time of the Year - This morning brought fairly dense fog to portions of Seattle near Lake Washington and in some river valleys around the western side of the State. The fog ...
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