So about local government…

Not the city I’m writing about. Not even in the US. (Wikimedia Commons Picture of the day)
Man and duck negotiating a common language
There’s always a Far Side cartoon that helps.

Strongly Recommended Fiction

tl;dr book recommendations since the last one


tl;dr notes about 2016 books and early plans for 2017 reading

Some book recommendations from this year’s reading (and listening), intended as a little extra signal on top of the abundant lists that are out this time year (e.g. Wall St Journal, Economist, NYTimes, NPR).


Dean Hachamovitch

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