Morning Bites: Jami Attenberg’s Kippahs, What Rudyard Kipling Borrowed, Designing Book Covers, And More


Jami Attenberg buys some yarmulkes for her June 6th paperback release party.

“The designer lives in a constant state of stupor, a sort of lethargy, waiting for a stranger (a writer, that is) to show up with a piece of literature, any piece, to be attached to.” – Toro on “The Crisis of Book Cover Design.” 

Rudyard Kipling did some borrowing.

Malcolm Gladwell talks libraries at BEA.

William Burroughs, William Gibson, and other counterculture rebels are featured in this documentary.

“French kiss” finally makes it into the French dictionary.

Megan Draper as Sharon Tate? 

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