Geoff Dyer, The Milan Review, CoverSpy, Leigh Stein, and more feature in this afternoon roundup of literary links.
At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Natalie Standiford looks at the presently-dovetailing creative pursuits of siblings Maile and Colin Meloy. Laurie Anderson once had hopes to write an opera based on Gravity’s Rainbow, Alexander Nazaryan tells us. Justin Davidson on “New York City Opera’s Last-Chance Season.” (Which, it should be noted, features Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna.) Book Riot debuts a new feature: The Well-Redheads. Alas: Pizza Island has called it a day. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for […]
Bites: Natalie Portman Likes Jonathan Safran Foer’s Book, NY Times Likes Electric Literature, Ames Kvetching on Twitter, The Watson Twins, and more
Natalie Portman went vegan thanks to Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book, Eating Animals. She writes about it for Huff Po. Makes the confusing statement, “I don’t believe in rape, but if it’s what it takes to please my dinner hosts, then so be it.” Lit. New York Times give mad props to Electric Literature. A Sherlock Holmes handbook. Maybe a good gift for Robert Downey Jr.? (Thanks Mental Floss) Rick Moody and a parkway in Connecticut. Jonathan Ames kvetches on […]