Archive for October, 2005
Philip Roth Honored in Newark Neighborhood - Yahoo! News
NEWARK, N.J. - Philip Roth has been honored in his hometown of Newark, which has served as the setting for many of his 26 books.
Roth, whose “American Pastoral” was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1997, was greeted at his childhood home by 75 fans who […]
The Blog | A. L. Kennedy: Publishing FAQs | The Huffington Post
AL Kennedy on publishing:
Go somewhere else if you can, there is nothing like watching people who care about books being destroyed by publishing to put a blight on your afternoon.
Marcus vs. Franzen - The latest literary wrangling in Harper’s leaves everyone confused. By Jess Row
Marcus and Franzen are both wrong. Here’s why.
I’m really glad someone articulated this, because it’s been bugging me ever since I read Marcus’ silly article.
Subjects: criticism, fiction
Lemony Snicket Launches Book Tour of the Future
Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket broadcasts book readings via satellite.
Rake’s Progress: Birnbaum/Lethem
If I’ve ever said anything bad about Jonathan Lethem, I take it all back.
Subjects: criticism, interviews, fiction
Conspiracy Planet - Killer Spooks - Opus Dei Conspiracy: Spy Teams-Hit Squads in USA
Opus Dei — catholic assasins?
Imagine a world without copyright - Editorials & Commentary - International Herald Tribune
This is an interesting article arguing for an end to all copyright law, but I think it’s rather naive in a lot of its reasoning. For instance, it proposes a “one year usefruct” for works that take a large investment of capital (like […]
The Complete List | TIME Magazine - 100 BEST Novels
100 best English language novels since 1923?
The Death of Television - Will the Internet replace the boob tube? By Adam L. Penenberg
Silent Night? Holy Crap! - Tom and Katie’s scary Scientology birth plan. By Dana Stevens
No, seriously, I’m freaked out.