Posts for the Weekend

Cherry blossom festival

This photo was taken last year in D.C., when the cherry blossom festival was in full swing. Here, it’s supposed to get to 50 today.  I can’t wait. [On edit: it was warm, it was sunny, it was delightful.]

I had a strange but vivid dream last night where Hermione Granger – the character from Harry Potter, not the actress who plays her – wanted me to write a blog post about her return to witchcraft after retirement. I had written it all up on my smart phone and everything. I’ve never actually read the Harry Potter books, by the way.


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Recent Posts on Academic Publishing

SkyscraperThere have been a fair number of relatively interesting blog posts on academic scholarly publishing recently, so I thought I’d share some of them with you, in case you missed them.