The Jane Eyre that isn’t a feminist icon. Blake Butler talks to Impose. And when you’re done reading Blake’s interview, read Seth Fried’s interview at Freerange. Flavorwire gives us a collection of gorgeous looking dust jackets. The best fake literary Twitter accounts are… A video of a 13-year-old bluegrass whiz kid covering Gram Parsons is our favorite thing this Monday.
Posted by Jason Diamond While Mikki Halpin readies the first issue of what I’m going to have to guess is the best Jane Eyre fanzine ever, “Eyresses,” she decided to throw a few events to coincide with the release of the latest adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s famous novel. The parties are taking place March 11th (WORD in Brooklyn) and 14th (Housing Works) and feature under about a dozen people paying homage to one of literature’s most famous heroines. (Check out […]
Bites: So Many Wild Things, Gigantic Interviewed, Mr. Rochester is Dreamy, Nobels for the Small Press, 1989, Dirty Projectors at NYer Fest, and more
Wild Things: It’s Released! Did you know?? Pitchfork interviews Spike Jonze. We’ve All Been Wondering Lately about “What Makes a Children’s Classic.”(NYT Arts Beat) Ohmahgawd–Wild Things, Wild Things, Wild Things. Lit. This essay on the importance of the humanities is outstanding.(Harper’s) Gigantic is interviewed by Fictionaut. “But, reader, I loved him.” On Charlotte Brontë’s Mr. Rochester as the most romantic character in literature. Oh, yes. Reading!: the demand of literature From last week, The Millions on Lit’s Nobel Prize and […]