"as if the world weren't full enough of history without inventing more." ~ granny weatherwax, wyrd sisters.
"I can't really say I liked it"
Stephen D. Levitt, author of the wildly popular book on weird statistics, Freakonomics, has just reviewed Philip Pullman's fantasy novel The Golden Compass on his blog over at the New York Times. Did he like it? Not so much. As Hanna wrote when she sent me the link, "okay, this has to be the fastest and most complete pan of a book I have read in a long time." Check it out and have yourself a giggle.