Weekend Bites: Indie Bookstore List, Joshua Cohen on J-Franz, Writer Self-Portraits, and More


Cynthia Ozick, Margaret Atwood, Paul Bowles (above), and other authors draw their own faces.

“What’s the German for a writer who resurrects a writer who would have hated him? Until a word is coined, I’m going to go with ‘Franzen’” – Joshua Cohen on Jonathan Franzen’s The Kraus Project at London Review of Books

45 indie bookstores you should check out.

Bookforum talks with Romanian author Mircea Cărtărescu.

Mapping the literary history of San Francisco.

Brooklyn’s creepy owl.  

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