Bites: Kerouac “Misunderstood”, Fictionaut, Gore Vidal Sitting, Xiu Xiu Returns, Ghosts, and more.

The Rumpus says of Jack Kerouac that “you’d be pressed to find a more quoted, misunderstood, revered, and culturally significant icon of the latter half of the 20th century.”  Yeh. Lit. Fictionaut founder Juumlrgen Fauth is interviewed over at AgencySpy. Celebrity memoirs: Good for the publishing industry, useless otherwise. Jonathan Safran Foer is going after the big meatheads. Gore Vidal just sits there. Happy birthday Terry Southern.  (Thanks Arthur) Bellevue Literary Review’s Fall issue is out. Music Xiu Xiu is […]

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