Bites: Bookslut on Tao Lin, Tao Lin on Bookslut review, J.R.R. Tolkien’s family are gonna get paid, more Proust, Generation X playlists, more


Bookslut reviews Shoplifting From American ApparelTao Lin calls this review ‘damning’  via his Twitter.

  • Everything is totally cool between the heirs of J.R.R. Tolkien and HarperCollins.  (Thanks Vulture)
  • “I’ve been accused, at times, of being Elvis Costello’s biggest fan” – Joanna Smith Rakoff (author of A Fortunate Age) puts together a Gen. X heavy playlist that you can’t really argue with.  (Thanks Paper Cuts)