The New Yorker: "On October 2nd, a few weeks after... →
"by the end it’s clear she has mastered her craft... →
Matthew Gallaway on Inferno in his “A Year in Reading” feature on The Millions.
Occupying Wall Street: Book Release Party!
ubiquitousamericana: writerintheattic: Hey everyone, Some of you may know this, and others may not, but I helped write a book about the Occupy Wall Street movement. It captures the early stages of the movement from pre-Zuccotti Park, through the first two months of occupation, up to the eviction and musings about the future of the movement. It’s an incredible project that was put together by...
Calling all Eileen Myles fans...
Send blank email to email@example.com and see what happens! (Don’t worry: it’s free.)
An open letter from Richard Russo in response to... →
A must-read, from the vintageanchor Tumblr.
kchayka: Can’t decide if I’m actually feeling apocalyptic or if it’s just Ivyland.
The Best of the Book Lists
randomhouse: One of our favorite things about the holiday season is the recap of the year in books! Publications, websites, and readers everywhere begin pulling together what they think is the cream of the crop — the best books of the year. Take a look below through some of the lists we’ve pulled together, and keep an eye here for additions to the list as we approach the end of this stellar...
Justin Taylor on IVYLAND
Ivyland is a harsh, spastic novel about drug-addled misfits clawing their way through a wrecked future that feels disconcertingly familiar. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s also got evil caterpillars, flung jellyfish, great prose, new drugs, sharp jokes, a stolen ice cream truck and a miracle tree. — Justin Taylor Pre-order I V Y L A N D here (and get 20% off if you order it before...
It’s fair to say that 2011 has been something of a global cluster-fuddle....– Richard Godwin interviewed Paul Mason, and you can read it in the London Evening Standard. Meanwhile, I’m envisioning 2011 for Mubarak et al. as a cranky lady horse. Posted by Abigail