Sep 21, 2011 @ 4:00:00 am
Recently named MacArthur genius Kay Ryan
What’s it like working at Amazon.com’s Pennsylvania storage facility? "I never felt like passing out in a warehouse and I never felt treated like a piece of crap in any other warehouse but this one," said former employee Elmer Goris. "They can do that because there aren't any jobs in the area."
At the Washington Post, Ezra Klein introduces 'Wonk Reads': a weekly roundup of “the five best long-form stories related to economic and domestic policy.”
MacArthur Genius grants have been announced! Among this year’s winners: Former Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, New Yorker writer Peter Hessler, and poet A.E. Stallings.
Even without the @SalmanRushide Twitter handle, Salman Rushdie (tweeting as @SalmanRushdie1) has been cultivating a lively social life on the microblogging service. Since joining last week, he’s already picked
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