Chuck Klosterman’s Fargo Rock City is getting turned into a movie, and Craig Finn of The Hold Steady is helping to write it. Lit. N+1 puts up their essay “The Rise of the Neuronovel“. It’s available in their most recent issue. Has On the Road aged well? Unpublished Vonnegut finally gets published. Philip Roth is popping up everywhere. Today in the Wall Street Journal. Music The Low Anthem pay tribute to Charles Darwin. Carrie Brownstein picks some of her favorite […]
Labor Day Bites: Tolstoy Street/Dostoevsky Ave., Blago’s memoirs, Agriculture Reader gets cheap, organic farms in Greenpoint, and more.
We’ve been doing our best to talk about how much New Yorkers read on the subway, and we used the title “24 Anna Karenina readers can’t be wrong” to highlight the New York Times coverage of citizens of Gotham and their literary choices while commuting. The Millions also took the Russian lit. route, but instead of Tolstoy Street, they went down Dostoevsky Ave. Is ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich the next great wordsmith? No chance, but his memoirs are out, and […]