Morning Bites: When Updike went homophobic, Jami Attenberg, Gessen at #OccupyWallStreet, and more

At Slate, David Haglund takes a look back at a homophobic 1999 book review written by John Updike.  He wasn’t keen on gay people, and he’d already been labeled a misogynist.  Now we’re convinced the only people John Updike liked were Ted Williams and Jewish writers. One of our favorite writers, Jami Attenberg, spends some time seeing if people pick up free copies of her book at a coffee shop. Keith Gessen went to Occupy Wall Street.  We heard a […]

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