Today’s the sort of day, in New York, when college students are begging professors to hold class outside, and reading is best done on a portable device or, God forbid, an actual printed book. I’m finally feeling well enough to contemplate doing some gardening, though probably less than I anticipate. Feeling restless? Here are some things to read, do, and contemplate…
- The pop-up shop concept has reached animal adoption: New York’s first cat cafe opened yesterday on the Lower East Side. Cats and coffee? Mashable has more photos.
- O cubicle, my cubicle: Bookforum’s Jerry Stahl reviews a new book on the history of work and offices.
- What is the Internet doing to our minds? And when was the last time you were truly bored while, say, waiting for a train? Prospect reviews three books that tackle what to me, at least, is an infinitely interesting subject.