Why John Steinbeck matters now more than ever (not counting the last time around he matter more than ever). Maud Newton backs this up.
- The New York Times 100 notable books of the last 365 days.
- Mark Cuban is publishing an eBook. We’re hoping that it’s all haikus about Dirk Nowitzki.
- Jon Cotner and Claire Hamilton take a trip to Fire Island, and they put together a beautiful slideshow for The Believer.
- Ronan Farrow, the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, is named a Rhodes Scholar.
- After the success of The Highline in New York, now there are plans for the “Delancey Underground.”
- Documenting 25 years of Norton Records in four nights.
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