In our weekend reading: an award for Ling Ma, thoughts on Nathan Ballingrud’s fiction, and much more.
Scott Rudin bought the rights to Jeffrey Eugenides’ bestselling novel The Marriage Plot. Remember back in the day (3 weeks ago) when HBO was buying every book that ever came out? Albert Camus: almost a Jew. Giancarlo DiTrapano (New York Tyrant) is interviewed at Dark Sky Magazine. Writer and organizer of literary events in Hudson, NY, Chloe Caldwell, is interviewed by Electric Literature. Jonathan Lethem’s book of essays, The Ecstasy of Influence, is reviewed. Lethem is visiting the People’s Library at Occupy […]
(via L Magazine)
Some guy at NYU “intends to turn all 6,438 sentences of the great Herman Melville (Moby-Dick)opus into Japanese Emoji, rather picturesque emoticons that are on most handsets in Japan.” Lit. Lit Drift talks about Neil Gaiman’s Twitter fiction contest. Melville House named best small press of the year! Maud Newton talks R. Crumb and Chick tract’s. Featherproof Books has an iPhone app. (thanks The Scowl) The Millions gives us a comedic translation of The Road. L Magazine talks to writer […]