Michael Eric Dyson wrote a book on Nas and his landmark album, Illmatic that is due out in January. Born to Use Mics is discussed in a few places:
- Philip Gourevitch is leaving the Paris Review.
- The Rumpus discusses Sigrid Nunez’s memoir relationship with Susan Sontag in the new issue of Tin House.
- Happy National Bookstore Day!
- Is the “myth building” around Bolaño getting to be too much?
- The Guardian reviews James Ellroy’s Blood’s a Rover.
Sesame Street is 40!
- Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating the shows birthday on Nov. 14th.
- SFGate talks about the man behind the bird.
- Dirty Projectors live on Sirus XMU
- Miss Heather saves a bodega cat named Larry.
- “Stupid cat“.
Yum and “yum”.
- Arby’s is that low on the restaurant food chain? Yeh, they are.
- Now Minetta Tavern on the other hand…