The Millions gets right to the point in their review of Unfamiliar Fishes: Sarah Vowell is most frequently called a popular historian, but really she’s a nerd
- 3:AM examines the life and work of “cult” crime writer, Dorothy B. Hughes.
- An interview with Willard Spiegelman, editor of The Southwest Review.
- An Italian writer doesn’t seem to like that Amos Oz and David Grossman “pontificate against” Israel:
“the morality of Israeli writers is not longer in tune with reality and its contradictions, Israel’s security, very existence, identity and memory. These authors’ publications attract so much attention abroad because of the baleful influence they have on Israel’s reputation, as they promulgate the most vicious distortions about Israel.”