Weekend Bites: Ned Vizzini, Lydia Lunch, How Gary Shteyngart Became a Reader, Prohibition Maps, Remembering F. Scott Fitzgerald, and More


A tribute to Ned Vizzini, who died this past week, at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Tobias Carroll talked with Vizzini in 2012.

What book made Gary Shteyngart a reader?

“I’m the No Wave Anthony Robbins” – Lydia Lunch is profiled by the New York Times Magazine.

Teaching The Odyssey to prisoners at San Quentin.

How did your state get its liquor during prohibition?  This map might help you figure that out.

At The New Republic: John Dos Passos and Glenway Westcott Remember F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose death anniversary is December 21st.

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