Khaled Hosseini, author of both The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has a new book coming out next May. And the Mountains Echoed will be “a multigenerational novel revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers”
“They’re pictures, not images; displays, not shots; illustrations, not compositions. They are respectful displays of performance—of the demonstrative theatrical antics into which Anderson lets his performers lapse.” Richard Brody on the film version of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice.
Celebrate the 2010 Melbourne Literary Festival–going on now through September 5th–by watching this funny promo video, “10 Facts about Books That You Won’t Read in a Book About Books”.
Some videos just make you want to write. Joe Capra‘s stunning timelapse video of Iceland’s “midnight sun” is one of them.