Andrew Bird on film. At The Awl: Daniel D’Addario on pictures of Joan Didion. Nobel Prize winner Tomas Tranströmer is a hero to somebody. Pictures of a young Henry Rollins when he had long flowing locks. Makeshift shrines for Steve Jobs pop up at an Apple Store.
Today: writers tell the Daily Beast their favorite summer reads, Kurt Vonnegut is banned in a Missouri school, Andrew Bird covers “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” and a bunch more.
Bites: Tragically o.o.p., who shot rock n’ roll, new book deals, Granta in Chicago, Andrew Bird + St. Vincent in Paris, and more
Lit. Dennis Cooper continues his “Tragically o.o.p. search and rescue mission”, with writer Tony Duvert’s Strange Landscapes. Cool Hunting on the photo book “Who Shot Rock n’ Roll“ In the never ending parade of folks getting book deals, Old Jews Telling Jokes has made it to the front of the line. (Thanks The Awl) Chicago Subtext asks you to write fiction in under 100 words or less. The Rumpus on the new Soft Skull book Label 228 Boston Globe talks […]
Bites: Dr. Seuss Frenching, Judah Friedlander, The Tallest Man on Earth is in the stairwell, Andrew Bird, J.J. Abrams not caring about fat people).
We just got on that Twitter thing. Follow us @vol1brooklyn for all sorts of stuff you won’t see here, and updates to stuff you will. C’est l’heure! Translations of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham and Horton Hears a Who are being released in France. Personally, I’m wondering why this hasn’t happened yet. Additionally, Bookslut profiled the ever-quirky children’s author this month, and it turns out he was pretty astonishing and misunderstood, which I suppose isn’t much of a surprise. […]