The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 10.11.11

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“The Swiss have mountains, so they climb. Canadians have lakes, so they canoe. The Australians have canyons, so they go canyoneering, a hybrid form of madness halfway between mountaineering and caving in which you go down instead of up, often through wet tunnels and narrow passageways.”


A rival to the Booker Prize has been announced, sending the literary world into an uproar.


A black male feminist speaks out.