I’ve never felt fully comfortable going to Indian restaurants with non-South Asians. I know that, in some way, I will be responsible for translating the menu, affirming people’s choices, advising on spice levels, teaching them how to eat with their hands, and commenting on whether the food is authentic—a temporary tour guide.↩︎ Eater
Camp ToB 2020
Week Nine: Writers & Lovers
Two months down, one to go. Welcome to August at Camp ToB 2020, where we’re discussing the first half of Writers & Lovers by Lily King.
Why do we have so few big telecom companies? Because Robert Bork once wrote a book.
Some good podcast episodes we discovered recently, thanks to the (always good) weekly links roundup by Innovations for Poverty Action, that explain why your cable and phone bills are so high.