Morning Bites: Aldous Huxley’s Birthday, Old Lit Bros on the Beach, Barnes & Noble, Natalie Portman’s Literary Film, and More


Happy birthday to Aldous Huxley.

James Salter, Peter Matthiessen, Robert Caro, and other old literary dudes hanging out at the beach.

Why even the biggest indie bookstore supporters should want Barnes & Noble to succeed.

The origins of the Mad Men title sequence.

Natalie Portman is directing a film based off the memoir of Israeli writer Amos Oz.

We’re stunned and saddened to hear about the death of Colin Devlin.

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  1. Huxley is turning in his grave nearly 100 years after his visionary prophecies began to form into his own mode of fiction. He is one of my favorite authors and raised serious issues and made world-wide breakthroughs in the research of psychedelics as well as our cognitive liberties. I drew a portrait as homage to the man and his works. See the him roll with the mushrooms, the pills and the doors of perception at