Also, I was going to say I thought you were funny in There’s Something About Mary, but then I realized that wasn’t you. This week, it was announced that two Hollywood memoirs will hit the stands in 2011. While we hear news of upcoming books all the time, it’s not that often that two Hollywood memoirs appear so close together in the trade magazine Publishers Marketplace. So: time to compare and contrast. In one corner: Rob Lowe. His book, coming […]
Bites: Kerouac “Misunderstood”, Fictionaut, Gore Vidal Sitting, Xiu Xiu Returns, Ghosts, and more.
The Rumpus says of Jack Kerouac that “you’d be pressed to find a more quoted, misunderstood, revered, and culturally significant icon of the latter half of the 20th century.” Yeh. Lit. Fictionaut founder Juumlrgen Fauth is interviewed over at AgencySpy. Celebrity memoirs: Good for the publishing industry, useless otherwise. Jonathan Safran Foer is going after the big meatheads. Gore Vidal just sits there. Happy birthday Terry Southern. (Thanks Arthur) Bellevue Literary Review’s Fall issue is out. Music Xiu Xiu is […]