Began final revisions of text. More study of typography. Explored publishing platform options.
Accepted magazine assignment to profile Baltimore chef and restauranteur Spike Gjerde.
The weeks’ reading
- Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton
- Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer
- Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- From Oz to Kansas by Vincent Versace
- Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock
- Sabine’s Notebook by Nick Bantock
- The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock (yeah, on a Bantock binge)
- “The Voices of Time” by J.G. Ballard
- “The Odds of Innocence” by Coralie Colmez and Leila Schneps, Nautilus
- “A Few Kind Words for Envy” by Joseph Epstein, The American Scholar
- “Sin is Crouching at Your Door” by Mara Hvistendahl, Wired
- “The Man Who Invented Modern Probability” by Slava Gerovitch, Nautilus
- “Science Fiction” Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- “Is the Aeneid a Celebration of Empire — Or a Critique?” by Daniel Mendelsohn, The New Yorker
- “The Creation Myths of Cooperstown” by Stephen Jay Gould, Natural History