Over at the New Yorker, Hanukkah stories courtesy of Yoni Brenner.
- Maud Newton reflects on her favorite books of 2009.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez gave Fidel Castro a copy of Bram Stokers Dracula.
- Zak Smith picks a top three over at HTMLGiant.
- American Psycho, Motley Crue, Sam Lipsyte, and Ghostworld are each mentioned in Details 25 Greatest Generation X books list.
- “Mistresses of Tiger Woods march on Washington” The Borowitz Report.
- Over at The Faster Times, Jonathan Wilson gives us a letter from soccer great Diego Maradona to Tiger Woods. Mentions 2666.
- Thee Oh Sees on Daytrotter.
- The bike lanes of Bedford are gone.