The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday Link Roundup

Books:
A Melville fan's review of Moby Dick: The Card Game that has me looking to pick up a set (link via Eurogamer); A promising AV Club review of Dr. Mütter’s Marvels, a biographical portrait of the eccentric and pioneering surgeon who founded the Mütter Museum

Games:
Soothing sounds for baby with these lovely piano lullabies from classic 8-Bit Nintendo games (link via Polygon)

Random:
A Horrorpedia entry on El Sombrerón, a folkloric Mexican/South American goblin who braids the hair of the unwary, has backwards feet and lures young girls to join him in death; An NPR story on a print-and-fold microscope that costs less than $1 to make and uses a drop of glue for a lens

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