Quick Hits

From the Book Pages, Briefly

By posted at 2:15 pm on February 26, 2005 0
  • A nice rememberance of Hunter S. Thompson by his friend Paul Theroux in The Guardian.
  • William T. Vollmann’s substantial look at Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare by Phillip Short in the NY Times.
  • Deborah Solomon sits down for a long chat with Jonathan Safran Foer which reveals this: “he received a $500,000 advance for his first novel and a $1 million advance for his second, meaning that he is probably the highest-earning literary novelist under 30.”




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