Curiosities: Chinese Democracy
Obama brings hope, change to the publishing industry. I hope that I shall never see / A book of
. Palin’s poetry The Nation
talks with the journalist who helped research . 2666
Chuck Klosterman gets in the ring with Axl, Bucket and, uh…hey, man, remind me who else is in this band? How is a Snopes like a Lebowski?
More Intelligent Life counts the ways. The new online magazine
Flyp offers a “ truly interactive” look at Jeffrey Eugenides. Ed and his doppelganger Bat have put together a three DVD set of the complete interviews of Bat Segundo, for sale now on the sidebar of
the Bat site.
The Quarterly Conversation issue 14 is now out, featuring considerations of and Gaddis and Bukowski an opportunity to win every single one of Roberto Bolaño’s works available in English. We were lucky enough to join some accomplished company in Blogs.com’s
list of the 10 Best Literature Blogs, curated by Largehearted Boy. Speaking of Largehearted Boy, he has posted
his top albums of 2008 list. The Bad Sex in Fiction Award announces its
distinguished list of finalists. And the winner is by Shire Hell Rachel Johnson, with a Lifetime Achievement Award going to John Updike.
The Washington Post profiles M.T. Anderson, the D.F. Wallace of Young Adult literature. And, following up on our
Wallace Shawn posts, here’s audio of the man himself, reading James Comey’s testimony before Congress.