Morning Bites: Stacks of books, Jennifer Gilmore talks to Elissa Schappell, Franzen and P.J. O’Rourke on Bill Maher, and more

Slate on the new Jeffrey Eugenides novel, The Marriage Plot.  Vol. 1 on Jeffrey Eugenides: the dude really knows how to rock a vest.

  • Thanks to WFMU for leading us to Hans Richter’s 1946 film Dreams That Money Can Buy, featuring a soundtrack with original compositions by John Cage, Paul Bowles and Darius Milhaud.