Afternoon Bites: Edward Gorey, Karen Russell, Atlas Shrugged Reviewed and More

Edward Gorey,

The New York Times discusses the continued influence that Edward Gorey (above) has on culture.

  • At Slate, Dave Weigel watches the film adaptation of Atlas Shrugged: “Anyone who’s seen a faithful Christian adaptation of a Bible story will be comfortable with the style of adaptation—as much original text on-screen as the screen can hold. The actors and scenes are there to present Rand’s philosophy to theTwilight and Nicholas Sparks set.”