Books about #UrbanTransport you need to read ASAP. @embarqnetwork

Not many people find city buses romantic, but cartoonist Daniel Clowes’ coming-of-age tale features a true Magic Bus. First, it serves as a potent symbol of stasis by not existing at all, as its route has been canceled. Teenage protagonist Enid likes to make fun of a guy who always waits at the stop, seeing him as willfully embracing paralysis (and just plain weird). For Enid, a recent high school graduate desperate to escape the predictable futures that seem to be her only options, there’s nothing more pathetic than waiting for a dead bus. But when the bus begins running again, it proves to be her passage to salvation. At the book’s end she finally catches the mysterious bus and is carried off to the one place she desperately wants to go: an uncertain horizon. (Etelka Lehoczky, comics critic

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/embarq/261736/frid...

Tweets

Summer reading for the climate crowd

Summer reading for the climate crowd

skepticalscience.com 28 Jun '14, 5am

Summer reading for the climate crowd Posted on 27 June 2014 by Guest Author This is a re-post from The Daily Climate by Do...

Transport Yourself Through the World of Literat...

Chilean writer Antonio Skarmeta tells a fictional story of a postman who befriends the exiled (and real-life) poet Pablo N...

A perfect response to the simplistic statement,...

kateelliottsff.tumblr.com 25 Jun '14, 6am

The point of this campaign is that there are some wonderful diverse books that are published but that don’t sell. Because ...

"If you want diverse books, write them"? @malin...

kateelliottsff.tumblr.com 24 Jun '14, 10pm

The point of this campaign is that there are some wonderful diverse books that are published but that don’t sell. Because ...

How Amazon Controls What You Read while Abusing Employees

How Amazon Controls What You Read while Abusing...

care2.com 29 Jun '14, 10pm

For book lovers, Amazon.com has become a sort of Mecca. Thousands of titles, electronic or hard copy, matched with rock-bo...

READ! Singapore celebrates its 10th birthday with "Read! Fest 2014"! This year's theme is "Books that Move Me"....

READ! Singapore celebrates its 10th birthday wi...

nlb.gov.sg 26 Jun '14, 3am

Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of our nationwide reading campaign with Read! Fest 2014 . Go on literary trails for ch...

Need Someone With PhotoShop ASAP - simple task

blackhatworld.com 21 Jun '14, 5pm

Need Someone With PhotoShop ASAP - simple task I just need the sun glare to be taken out of this picture.. should take you...

What you need to know about canada's new anti-spam law

What you need to know about canada's new anti-s...

seocentro.com 28 Jun '14, 1pm

There’s a new piece of legislation in Canada — known as CASL — that has some content marketers rattled. It goes into effec...

10 important things you need to know before buy...

forbes.com 29 Jun '14, 8am

Lane Crawford through its Blitz department (a program that is all about unique collaborations) has just invited vintage ac...

Publishing Public Domain Books - SEO Implicatio...

seomastering.com 29 Jun '14, 6pm

I am planning to publish public domain books as blog posts at a subdomain of my website. How is that from SEO point of vie...

Public Transport and the Informal Sector: Competing Visions of Bogotá's Future

Public Transport and the Informal Sector: Compe...

The people in Bogota’s informal sector and the city government have clashing visions of how informal commerce should play ...

Seen this blog @123reg? How online is changing our shopping habits

Seen this blog @123reg? How online is changing ...

123-reg.co.uk 21 Jun '14, 8pm

A new consumer survey from eDigital Research suggests that online shopping has changed the way we shop. The survey suggest...

Google Reveals 4 Things You Need to Know About Quality Score

Google Reveals 4 Things You Need to Know About ...

searchenginewatch.com 27 Jun '14, 3pm

Earlier this week, Google published a whitepaper, "Settling the Quality Score," and updated the famous 5-year old Hal Vari...

Solar Power Installed on India’s Clean Public Transportation Terminals

Solar Power Installed on India’s Clean Public T...

greenoptimistic.com 24 Jun '14, 3am

Indian Solar Rooftops Set a World Standard Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is one of the world’s greenest, made greene...

Latest News: Struggling Wisconsin School Distri...

stnonline.com 28 Jun '14, 12am

Districts are eligible for high-cost transportation aid if their school busing costs exceed 150 percent of the statewide a...