- From 1934 to 1949, the Philly Inquirer published “complete illustrated novels” in its Sunday book review section. You’d be hard-pressed to find even the most secure and well-funded Sunday supplements doing anything like this today. (via Books, Inq.)
- Primo Levi’s “A Tranquil Star.”
- Keith Gessen asks, “Where is Martin Amis heading next?”
- Behold: New Critics.
- Obviously, Kim Bofo has never read Faulkner. The “clever literary thing” is something known as eye dialect, designed to convey cadences in phonetic terms. It is not intended to be “clever,” nor is it intended to spawn anti-intellectual hostility from across the big pond. More information can be found here and here.
- Joyce and Beckett play golf. (via Fimoculous)
- The 11 Least Intimidating Movie Villains. (via Quiddity)
- Poor Mike Judge. Fox doesn’t deserve him.
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