Winter is coming (well, the holiday shopping season is, but winter nonetheless), and it’s getting everybody really psyched about the impending Kindle Fire vs. iPad wars. Slate and The Daily Beast weigh in. At The Millions: Can we please just give Philip Roth a fricken Nobel Prize already? Until then, he’s just gonna keep chilling. Taking a look at Truffaut’s adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. This week will see the release of Arthur Conan Doyle’s long lost first novel, […]
Afternoon Bites: Raymond Chandler’s Remains, Proto iPad, Eugene Mirman Comments on Comments and More
Best headline today: Raymond Chandler’s remains reunited with his wife’s ashes.
Weekend Bites: Isaiah Berlin Poetry, Ben Greenman Speaks, Kevin Sampsell Reads, Respecting Lee Ranaldo, Imperial Bedrooms, and More
Isaiah Berlin inspires a poem. Ben Greenman interviewed. It’s gotta happen one of these day: The Catcher in the Rye film. An excerpt from the new Bret Easton Ellis book, Imperial Bedrooms. 5 things Kevin Sampsell has read recently. Dennis Cooper pays respect to Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth. The battle of “Jet Boy, Jet Girl.” Pirates stealing iPad shipments.
Bites: Why Franz Quit, Johansson Does Arthur Miller, Salinger Reviews, iPad Prophets, Magnetic Fields FAIL, and More
Franz Nicolay, whose “Complicated Gardening Techniques” is coming out on our very own Julius Singer Press, talks about why he left The Hold Steady. With Scarlett Johansson tackling one of his best plays, Wall Street Journal takes a look at “How Arthur Miller Found His View“. A brief history of J.D. Salinger reviews. Thomas Edison: iPad prophet? At The Faster Times, Michael Kimball Interviews Padgett Powell. According to this review, The Magnetic Fields FAIL. The Rumpus gives us Czechoslovakian book […]