1. VSL readers couldn’t resist the book so original that T. S. Eliot once said, “In all my experience, I have not met with anything quite like it.” All About H. Hatterr, a strange and hilarious novel by G. V. Desani, was originally published in 1948 but has been brought back in a handsome new reprint thanks to the New York Review of Books and is ready for rediscovery. To read the original e-mail, click here.
2. Fun, educational, and totally addictive, the online game Traveler IQ Challenge instantly hooked VSL readers. A small world map is loaded into your browser, and the goal is to click on specified world cities and other places as quickly as possible. To read the original e-mail, click here.
3. The most popular VSL DVD of the month? The romantic and irresistible anti-musical Once. The film is about a street busker and a flower girl in Dublin who bond over his extraordinary music. The couple’s songs are as stirring as their would-be romance. To read the original e-mail, click here.
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