In our weekend reading: Roxane Gay on the new book from Toni Morrison, Titus Andronicus returns, an interview with Nick Kroll, reviews of books from Silvia Moreno-García and Rios de la Luz, and more.
Ayn Rand received Social Security and Medicare payments under a false name. Rand “despised government interference and felt that people should and could live independently… She didn’t feel that an individual should take help.” Kafka gets a makeover. A Stranger On The Planet By Adam Schwartz, is being hailed at the “first great Jewish novel of 2011.” J.D. Salinger was a real human being, just like you and me. Nick Kroll talks to A.V. Club.