“…even an infinite city is a shared space, and if Solnit’s frank declarations of the book’s limits occasionally seem like protesting too much — a preemptive strike against any number of predictable, small-minded criticisms about things left out — they also suggest that her project encompasses not simply her own idiosyncrasies but something much larger.” At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Nikil Saval looks at Rebecca Solnit’s Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas.
- I suspect that some of you will be interested to read Lorrie Moore on Friday Night Lights.
- The fifth edition of Slice’s Piethos series will be held on Saturday at Williamsburg’s DuckDuck, featuring representatives from Slice, Smallwork, Joyland, and more. Details here.
- According to Logan Hill’s review, The Guard is an irreverent Irish crime drama with a Calexico soundtrack; that it stars Don Cheadle and Brendan Gleeson doesn’t hurt at all.