In our weekend reading: interviews with César Aira and André Aciman, new nonfiction by Rahawa Haile, and more.
The founder of Crawdaddy! and Philip K. Dick’s friend, literary executor and biographer, Paul Williams, passed away at the age of 64. How much did F. Scott Fitzgerald borrow/steal/etc. from Zelda Fitzgerald? Ron Currie Jr. talks about Wilco. Amazon and Goodreads announced they’re a couple. Always read something that starts out with “A series of woodcuts from an 18th century chapbook…” Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Morning Bites: Mark Twain and Bo Jackson eating birthday cake, Morrissey Gets a Job, British newspapers, and more
Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and Bo Jackson were all born on this day. Only Twain got a Google Doodle, proving that Bo don’t know Google Doodles. Morrissey Gets a Job is probably our favorite thing of the week. 300 years of British newspapers are now available online at The British Newspaper Archive. More on the fate of the OWS library by Emily Witt at The Observer. N+1 on Occupy LSX. Royal Young talks to Nancy Milford about Zelda […]