Welcome back, everybody! It just wasn’t the same around here without you.
This week we’ve got a best-books roundup, coloring books, and a couple articles on Netflix’s new show, Jessica Jones (go watch and then come find me. We’ll talk.). Happy weekending!
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2015 : Fire up your to-read list – the Times annual list is out.
Newspaper reveals Haruki Murakami’s library check-out records from when he was a kid : Violation of privacy, much?
Mindfulness and the Popularity of Adult Coloring Books : One of my favorite activities is finally going mainstream! “…There’s something very satisfying about watching the color slowly spread across the page, about seeing your thought and effort create a tangible, pretty thing at a reasonable, predictable pace. This rarely happens in life.”
Jessica Jones Article 1: Why It Has Marvel’s Best Onscreen Villain: “It’s pretty monumental for Marvel to finally interrogate how superpowers and an unchecked ego can warp masculinity.”
Jessica Jones Article 2: An Interview with Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg : She wanted to create the “Tony Soprano” of female superheroes. More like this, please.
Three Smart Ways Design Can Help Fight Climate Change : “This is precisely the kind of intricate, thorny challenge designers and design-driven businesses solve best. This is their wheelhouse, their core expertise.”