Morning Bites: Aldous Huxley’s Birthday, Old Lit Bros on the Beach, Barnes & Noble, Natalie Portman’s Literary Film, and More

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Happy birthday to Aldous Huxley.

James Salter, Peter Matthiessen, Robert Caro, and other old literary dudes hanging out at the beach.

Why even the biggest indie bookstore supporters should want Barnes & Noble to succeed.

The origins of the Mad Men title sequence.

Natalie Portman is directing a film based off the memoir of Israeli writer Amos Oz.

We’re stunned and saddened to hear about the death of Colin Devlin.

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