Weekend Bites: Drinking Like A Gent, Why Ain’t James Salter Popular, Talk Of The Nation, and More


Katie Roiphe wants to know why James Salter isn’t as popular as Roth or Updike.

Renata Adler is profiled by the New York Observer.

Gawker has posted H.L. Mencken’s “How to Drink Like a Gentleman.” 

“I fear we have shipped up – a close shave.” – Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s final letter from his Antarctic camp.

NPR says goodbye to “Talk of the Nation.”

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