That tweet by Marc Maron to Bret Easton Ellis is a perfect example of why it is perfectly alright to stay on Twitter past midnight. We are also hopeful that this is Maron’s invite to Ellis to appear on his WTF podcast. Meredith Blake at The Paris Review meets Lady Fiona Herbert, the eighth Countess of Carnarvon, and talks about her book Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey. Rob Horning at The New Inquiry on Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. A Wisława Szymborska […]
Weekend Bites: Myla Goldberg & Darin Strauss for Charity, Paul Murray Interviewed, Dave Eggers Demons and More
Tomorrow at Union Hall in Brooklyn, Myla Goldberg and Darin Strauss (both pictured above) discuss their new books, one of which looks back on the past through the lens of fiction, the other through the lens of memoir. All proceeds go to The Brooklyn New School (P.S. 146). Graywolf Press to publish poetry of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. At Beatrice: An interview with Skippy Dies author Paul Murray. At The Washington Post: Dave Eggers is done fighting […]
Bites: The Life and Times of Rick Moody, Bad Hanukkah Choices, 21st Century Jane Austen, Fugazi Moments, and More.
The life and times of Rick Moody. Indichik talks about Moody and his band, The Wingdale Community Singers. Moby Lives gives us a roundup of Moody and his Twitter experiment. “This is why I love the internet.” Moody and Electric Literature aren’t the only people to use Twitter as an avenue for fiction writing. Lit. “Of the six million victims of the Holocaust, the only face we know intimately belongs to Anne Frank.” This is how you get me to […]