In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Kathy Acker, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, an interview with Robert Christgau, a review of Paul Beatty’s latest, and more.
John Kennedy Toole’s lost manuscript that turned out to be a classic. The Hunger Games Barbie doll. Rick Santorum gets all dystopian. BlackBook discusses the New York Times article that basically says that Salman Rushdie has a lot of sex. Andrew Sullivan wonders if the internet ruined subcultures. Ten great odes to famous writers at Flavorwire. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Posted by Jason Diamond “I’ve read two books in my life, and I’d like to do Confederacy of Dunces — which will never happen.” I’d given up hope that somebody will make a (good) film version of Confederacy of Dunces, but for a second at this weekend’s New Yorker Festival, Zach Galifianakis gave me a reason to dream once again.