Top 10 put-downable books

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6440981.stm

Interesting to see Cloud Atlas in at number 5 – I wonder if the SF elements were just too off-putting to the average reader?

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So, which are you?

“Men are people too”

It’s a thin line between genius and really bad puns

From a review of Un Lun Dun:

The Propheseers are protected by a crack martial arts team of garbage bins with arms and legs — the binjas.

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Those crazy Belgians

Here is a cartoon of a very special pig.

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He is a master of the phlogisticated aether torch