Weekend Bites: Woody and Faulkner, Franzen’s Play, Titus Andronicus Forever, and More

Well, William Faulkner is suing Woody Allen. You know Jonathan Franzen has a play, right? Our own Jason Diamond reviewed it for Capital New York. Rick Moody reviewed Chris Ware’s Building Stories. Killer London fog. Matthew Perpetua makes the case for Titus Andronicus. Maria Sherman makes the case against Japandroids. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Weekend Bites: Lopate on J. Franz, Edith Wharton’s House, Austen Questions, Berlin Cantata, and More

Phillip Lopate reviews Jonathan Franzen for the Times. Rosecrans Baldwin talks to The Atlantic. Some fantastic events coing up at Edith Wharton’s home this summer.  Anybody want to take a road trip? Book Riot talks to Jeffrey Lewis about Berlin Cantata.  Ten Jane Austen questions. Megan Draper’s style. Deep in Brooklyn where they bring planes back to life. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Morning Bites: Purim Hunger Games, Updike Reissued, Letters From Huxley, “Keep Calm and Carry On,” And More

What the Jewish holiday of Purim (which begins tonight) has in common with the Hunger Games trilogy by Abigail Miller at Tablet. John Updike is getting reissued for his birthday. What did Aldous Huxley think of George Orwell’s 1984?  He wrote his former student a letter to tell him. Slate talks about the #jonathanfranzenhates Twitter hashtag after Jami Attenberg finds out J. Franz doesn’t like Twitter. Critical Mob takes a look at Jewish literature from the 1950s to today. The history of […]

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