links for 2009-07-28

  • "I’m offering to loan people copies of my forthcoming true-crime memoir, The Adderall Diaries. The book will be published in September, but if you send an email to I might send you an advance copy. Here’s the hitch, if I mail you a book I’ll also email you the address of the next person to send it to. You have a week to read it, then you have to send your copy to the next address priority mail."

    Interesting idea. He's already got over 300 people participating.

  • "Over the last five years, Henry Sene Yee’s vivid, playful cover design for the paperback edition of Tom Perrotta’s 2004 novel Little Children has clearly inspired many lawn-care-obsessed copycats, including this year’s dust jackets for Secrets to Happiness and Perfect Life. Consider some of the evidence…"

    And consider some of the classics EW reimagines with grassy covers…Via

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