Birthdays

Men, Don't Out Your Wife's Age in Playbook: H/T, a Woman
August 15, 2013

I am a sporadic reader of Playbook. And I'll admit it: I don't read it for the articles (or rather, their summaries). I unabashedly scroll to the birthdays. (Did you know Coolio turned 50 this month?

A Visual History of the Evolution of the Penguin Paperback
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July 30, 2013

The first penguin paperbacks—including titles by Ernest Hemingway, Agatha Christie, and André Maurois—were published on this day in 1935. At six pence each, they were the same price as a box of cigarettes and much cheaper than hardcovers.