Why is that I get so anxious when buying odd-denomination stamps at the post office ?
Cool remainders at the Harvard Book Store:
THE ONION'S FINEST NEWS REPORTING, vol. one:
The Onion is the world's most popular humor periodical. Following their
best-selling OUR DUMB CENTURY, The Onion returns with Volume One of the
paper's greatest, most hard-hitting stories, including:
- Jesus Christ Returns to NBA
- Microsoft Patents Ones, Zeroes
- I Can't Stand My Filthy Hippy Owner by Thunder the Ferret
COD: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky:
"This eminently readable book is a new tool for scanning world history.
It leads to a vastly different perception of why folks did what they
did.... COD: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World is history
filtered through the gills of the fish trade." --The New York Times
This paperback published by Penguin carries a suggested retail price of $11.95. The HBS price is $5.99. HBS link.