In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Hanne Ørstavik and Touré, Constance Squires and Kurt Baumeister in conversation, and more.
Suzanne Collins really loves the Hunger Games movie. Mostly because it’s going to make her upwards to eleven bazillion dollars, but also because it does look pretty damn good. Esi Edugyan talks to CNN about her book, Half-Blood Blues. Jacob Silverman talks to Adam Wilson about Flatscreen, Texas, and Wilson’s inner-slacker. Going to Paris? Like books? Have we got the guide for you! Mother Jones loves the ladies. Peter Schjeldahl at The New Yorker on how the Whitney Biennial “surprises and […]
1. Bastard Noise gets a shout out. This gives all my high school crust punk fantasies some validation. 2. The Imperial Bedrooms review is tiny. So tiny that I am led to believe there is nothing good to gain from this book. 3. Peter Schjeldahl on the Charles Burchfield retrospective at The Whitney. 4. Nora Ephron parodies Stieg Larsson.