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Kevin Nguyen

Kevin is a founding editor at The Bygone Bureau. He won a Web Award for Best Blog at SXSW in 2009. His writing has ...

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Lit: A Column About Good Books (June)

Each month, I’m going to recommend my favorite new books. Why should you trust my suggestions? I read a lot of books. I edit Omnivoracious, the book blog of Amazon.com, and The Bygone Bureau. But mostly, I’m extremely optimistic about the current state of books. I believe the best literature is being written right now.

Lit: A Column About Good Books (May)

Each month, I’m going to recommend my favorite new books. Why should you trust my suggestions? I read a lot of books. I edit Omnivoracious, the book blog of Amazon.com, and The Bygone Bureau. But mostly, I’m extremely optimistic about the current state of books. I believe the best literature is being written right now.

snOMG Seattle

Judging from the popularity of the #snOMG tag, it seemed like everyone had something witty to say about the Seattle snow on Twitter (which was actually a nice break from the monotony of everyone’s witty comments about the new TSA policies). Some users even registered the ironic accounts @WaSnowpocalypse and @SeattleSnowPR.

Scenes from 826 Seattle

“Once, my grandmother bought me $600 worth of rocks. Really nice rocks. She was my favorite grandmother. Until my other grandmother bought me an iPod. I always change my mind on who is my favorite grandmother. It depends who buys me more things. Also who even wants rocks? ”