Jules Verne died on this day in 1905. “Adam Levin’s new story collection, “Hot Pink,” is about how love — family love, romantic love, love between friends — turns us into people we never thought we’d become.” – Adam Levin’s Hot Pink is reviewed by The New York Times. Come see us talk to Levin on April 4th at PowerHouse Arena. As WFMU pointed out on Twitter, Infinite Jest is getting closer and closer as a Japanese town puts their […]
Bites: The Real Cheever, Jules Verne Google, Bad Reviews, Dead Rabbis Writing Letters and More
Get to know the real John Cheever. (Left, with John Updike) Google goes steampunk for the birthday of Jules Verne. Emily St. John Mandel discusses bad reviews. A dead rabbi writes a letter to a literary critic from beyond the grave. Eugene Mirman does a pretty good Bill O’Reilly impersonation considering he looks and sounds nothing like him. James Dean would have been 80 today.