Assorted links by Tyler Cowen August 31, 2010 at 11:26 am in Web/Tech 1. In defense of reading James Joyce. 2. Luxury retailing booms while discount houses suffer. 3. Cooking for 80,000. 4. The early history of publishing. 5. Small town pros (very interesting, and it's about sports). 6. The culture that is Japan. 7. New Guardian science blogs.