Recently noted around the web

What I’ve been reading online lately: fakes, race, cats and typewriters…

I’m Shocked, Shocked To Find that Some Memoirs Are Fake
  Tim Burke wonders "why it is that socially privileged, basically comfortable, largely white readers have such an avid taste for tedious stories of suffering and loss whose only value is their naive claim to be literally true"

Echoes of Enoch Powell
  On the BBC's documentary about Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech: "a disgracefully misleading, cowardly, manipulative and politically irresponsible programme"

I is cuter…
  lolcat for the week

Typology: a phenomenology of early typewriters

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