is a staff writer for The Millions and an MFA candidate at Johns Hopkins. Prior to coming to Baltimore, he studied literature and worked in IT while living in Dublin, Ireland. You can find him on Twitter at @tdbeckwith.
A German airline has teamed up with a local press for a new campaign that allows each passenger to travel with an extra two pounds just for books. Pair with this Millions piece on the weight of moving books.
New Yorker book critic James Wooddropped in on our "Best of the Millennium" piece on Norman Rush'sMortals and offered this tidbit, "I think [Rush's] next book — his first to be set in America — will be unlike anything he has written before."