New Sarah Vowell book means lots of new Sarah Vowell interviews (thank you God). Expect lots more like this one from Mother Jones:
Mother Jones: Did you decide to write Unfamiliar Fishes so you could get a tan in Hawaii?
Sarah Vowell: Well, a lot of my time in Hawaii was spent wearing a cardigan sweater and sitting in archives that are climate-controlled, researching old missionary letters and correspondence between the men who got the United States to annex Hawaii.
- The Daily News returns to Zimbabwe. The newspaper plans to “take a critical stand against bad governance,” which might be the opposite of the American Daily News.
- “Nazi gold” sounds like a sweet name for a 70s punk band. But alas, it’s a discussion about how putting a swastika on the cover of a book will equal sales.
- Joshua Cohen talks to The Paris Review about the story he wrote for The Paris Review.
- Gary Shteyngart hangs out for a minute, and talks about his belly button.