Katherine Witt

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Simon Beck's astonishing landscape and snow art illustrates the cold beauty of mathematics – in pictures

For the past decade, Simon Beck has been decorating the Alps with his stunning mathematical drawings, created by running in snowshoes across freshly laid snow. Each image takes him up to 11 hours to make and covers an area about 100m x 100m, requiring him to travel up to 25 miles as he marks out …

Your Guide To ‘Serial,’ The True Crime Podcast Everyone Is Freaking Out About Right Now

If you’ve spent any substantial amount of time on the Internet in the past week or so, or spent any substantial amount of time with anyone who has, you’ve probably been introduced to <i>Serial</i>, the new <i>This American Life</i> sister podcast that is taking the world by storm. Created by longtime <i>TAL</i> producer …

Year Zero

• <b>Author:</b> Rob Reid<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Low-level entertainment lawyer Nick Carter thinks it’s a prank, not an alien encounter, when a redheaded mullah and a curvaceous nun show up at his office. But Frampton and Carly are highly advanced (if bumbling) extraterrestrials. The entire cosmos, they …

Fair Play

• <b>Author:</b> Deeanne Gist<p>From the bestselling author of <i>It Happened at the Fair</i> comes a historical love story about a lady doctor and a Texas Ranger who meet at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.<p>Saddled with a man’s name, the captivating Billy Jack Tate makes no apologies for taking on a man’s profession. As …

Must-Read Memoirs

<i>Unremarried Widow</i> by Artis Henderson<p>We're not exactly big criers. (We watched The Notebook. Nothing.) But Artis Henderson's stunning new memoir, Unremarried Widow, had us bawling often and publicly.<p>It's not that it's intentionally tear-jerking. It's because Henderson's voice is so relatable that …

Books

Letters from Catbug

• <b>Author:</b> Jason James Johnson<p>Catbug writes letters to all his friends- super muscle guys, squawking cockatiels, and blurpleberries! Better watch out for that creepy old puppet from Zarsnip-7…<p>The third book in the series, Letters from Catbug, debuts all new lines written by Bravest Warriors writer, …

A Game of Thrones: Comic Book, Issue 16

• <b>Author:</b> George R.R. Martin<p>One of the most beloved fantasies of all time continues, now adapted into a graphic novel worthy of its source. . . . <br>Morning at King’s Landing. Today Eddard is to send his daughters, Arya and Sansa, back to the safety of Winterfell. But it is not to be. For the death of …

The Globe Books 100: Best young adult

<b>Jane, the Fox and Me</b><p><i>By Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, translated by Susan Ouriou (Groundwood)</i><p>Gorgeously tying Hélène's teenage growing pains to her consoling reading of <i>Jane Eyre</i>: a graphic novel that deals with childhood cruelties without being a "bullying" book – it has much more …

The Globe Books 100: Best kids

<b>The Day the Crayons Quit</b><p><i>By Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers (Philomel)</i><p>Our favourite book of the year! This the story of a box of crayons demanding that their concerns be heard is still a weekly read in our house. We're also still trying to figure out whether to side with Yellow or Red …

Books

Rube Goldberg’s Nutty Inventions Neatly Skewered Our Technocratic World

His name has become an adjective for anything too complicated for its own good, but cartoonist Rube Goldberg’s gifts extended far beyond his …

The Globe 100 guide to the year's best books

My Little Pony: Micro Series #9 - Spike

• <b>Author:</b> Rob Anderson and Others<p>Spike is ready for the responsibility of being a pet-owner! However, he might be getting more than he bargained for when a delivery of Sea Beasts (“just add water!”) arrives at his door. Spike’s unusual training methods will result in some surprises for everyone’s …

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #12

• <b>Author:</b> Katie Cook and Others<p>The courting of Princess Cadence continues, as Shining Armor must find a way to win her hoof. But with the school dance quickly approaching, Shining Armor will have to call upon some familiar faces to catch the eye of his one true love.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #10

• <b>Author:</b> Katie Cook and Others<p>The trials and tribulations of Big Mac continue! His epic journey continues, as Big Mac must come face to face with some of the most unique citizens of Ponyville. DRAMA! REVELATIONS! DANCING! This one’s got it all!

My Little Pony: Micro Series #2 - Rainbow Dash

• <b>Author:</b> Lindsay Ryan and Others<p>The next in a series of spotlights focusing on everyone’s favorite Ponies! Rainbow Dash takes her job patrolling the skies very seriously, but she may have met her match when a group of mischievous cloud gremlins threaten to block out the sun! Rainbow Dash will have …

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #4

• <b>Author:</b> Katie Cook & Andy Price<p>Fourth issue! This 27 page comic is published in print and digital at the same time! Their epic quest nearing its end, the Mane 6 reach the Changeling Kingdom and find themselves at the mercy of Queen Chrysalis! A sinister offer threatens to tear the group apart …

Seven Wonders Book 2: Lost in Babylon

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Lerangis<p>Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling The Colossus Rises chronicles Jack McKinley and his …

The Carpet People

• <b>Author:</b> Terry Pratchett<p><i>In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet . . .</i> <br>That’s the old story everyone knows and loves. But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples, and there’s a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of …

Curtsies & Conspiracies

• <b>Author:</b> Gail Carriger<p><i>Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests? Or is it six foxgloves to kill four fully grown guests?</i><p>Sophronia's first year at Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality has certainly been rousing! For one …

Confessions: The Private School Murders

• <b>Author:</b> James Patterson & Maxine Paetro<p>In the sequel to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Confessions of a Murder Suspect</i>, James Patterson keeps the confessions coming breathlessly as Tandy Angel delves deeper into her own tumultuous history-and proves that she can rise above the sordid Angel …

Enclave

• <b>Author:</b> Ann Aguirre<p>New York City has been decimated by war and plague, and most of civilization has migrated to underground enclaves, where life expectancy is no more than the early 20's. When Deuce turns 15, she takes on her role as a Huntress, and is paired with Fade, a teenage Hunter who lived …

The One

• <b>Author:</b> Kiera Cass<p>The captivating third book in Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series<p>America Singer searches for her happily ever after in this swoon-worthy YA dystopian romance, perfect for readers who loved Veronica Roth’s Divergent, Lauren Oliver’s Delirium, or Renée …

Teardrop

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Kate<p><b>An epic saga of heart-stopping romance, devastating secrets, and dark magic . . . a world where everything you love can be washed away. The first book in the new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series</b><br>Never, ever cry. . . . Eureka Boudreaux's …

A Charge of Valor (Book #6 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for …

Big Nate: I Can't Take It!

• <b>Author:</b> Lincoln Peirce<p>The second collection of all-color Sunday <i>Big Nate</i> cartoons!<p>Life can be stressful for Nate Wright. At school, Mrs. Godfrey makes every day a nightmare. At home, he's stuck between Ellen, his incredibly annoying older sister, and Dad, perhaps the most clueless parent of all …

Catbug: If I Had Some Hoverpants

• <b>Author:</b> Jason James Johnson<p>What would happen if Catbug had some hoverpants? Everything would get SO CRAZY! Eat spacemallows, wear hats on your feet, and learn how to play dodgeball the right way. Find out what over 4 million people who watched the Catbug episode of Bravest Warriors are talking …

The Book Benches of London

(Photo: The National Literacy Trust)<p>The National Literacy Trust is a British charity that promotes, as you might expect, literacy. To encourage …