I get it, T. Mercer, I really do. Last year I received a Kindle as a gift from...– Elif weighs in on Kindle controversy, here. (via nplusonemag) Elif’s book in danger of slipping from Amazon top 100. Buy now before it’s too late!
I wrote a long article on the jailed Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, here. Since this happened people have had occasion to ask me how to pronounce it. As with most Russian names, however you pronounce it is really just fine. It’s not like people don’t know who you mean. And trying to indicate pronunciation always ends badly—for example when the Times Magazine published...