I haven't seen any of these, and most don't seem to have been published in the US yet; one hopes this will help bring them to the attention of publishers (and readers) abroad as well.
The shortlist will be announced on Malchkeon special day, 8 March, the winner on 18 April.
“In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.”
People are dying for this stuff. The IRS auction website tells of an exciting opportunity to buy the “Contents of Funeral Home to include furniture, caskets, office supplies, embalming room supplies/tables/slop system, embalming machines, pulpit items, Hammond Organ and more.”
Keith Fogg, Quick Follow Ups on Vigon v. Commissioner and Private Debt Collection(Procedurally Taxing). “The IRS recently released sample CP40 notice letter. The letter alerts the taxpayer that their account has been assigned to a PDC. The hope is that the letter will prepare the taxpayer for the call(s) from the PDC and keep the taxpayer from having concerns that the PDC is a scam artist.”
Digital gurus "locked out" of robo-debt debacle
Centrelink to drop its organised crime busting program
The Mafia Manager: A Guide to the Corporate Machiavelli
Whatever it is, it must have
A stomach that can digest
Rubber, coal, uranium, moons, poems.
Like the shark it contains a shoe.
It must swim for miles through the desertUttering cries that are almost human
... Dead Writers
World Economic Forum: “Max Roser, the Oxford economist behind Our World In Data, has devoted his career to spreading a statistically informed view of global development. Chart how things have actually changed over history, he says, and you’ll see that we’ve come a long way. Roser recently released a commentary on the last two centuries. It sums up world progress with the following six charts…”
ATO deputy commissioner Timothy Dyce said: "Senator, it's a large amount of money and we're working very hard to recoup as much of that as we possibly can."
Study of fracking in four states uncovers over 6,600 spills