“How the Velvet Underground and Václav Havel built a blueprint for toppling totalitarians and other censors.” – Matt Welch & Nick Gillespie at Reason.com
- David Remnick put together a Václav Havel reading list.
- Daniel Pinchbeck, Lenny Kravitz’s daughter, and a Gossip Girl star throw a posh Occupy Wall Street party.
- The best historical fiction of 2011 from NPR Books.
- The Chicago Tribune picks its favorite Windy City works from 2011.