Morning Bites: Opening Lines, Orhan Pamuk, Famous Bookshelves, R. Crumb Sketchbooks, Jewish Sherlock and More

Our own Jason Diamond reviews Orhan Pamuk’s newly translated 3rd novel Silent House at the New york Observer.

From the opening line of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca at Tin House…

To David Daley at Salon asking Jeffrey Eugenides about the opening lines to his books (and much more).

Salman Rushdie and a bunch of other celebrities tell Architectural Digest what is on their bookshelves.

That’s a whole lot of R. Crumb sketchbooks.

Sherlock Holmes is a Jew?

Would you pick tennis over President Obama? 

Because you might not have anything better to do, here are all of the Scientology stories over at

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