Articles by Matthew Schantz

September 7, 2012

Between the Pages, Between the Sheets 0

Attention promiscuous literary types, the September issue of Bookslut is now online.

September 6, 2012

DFW Roundup 0

From the person who brought you Infinite Boston comes Infinite Atlas, an interactive map of the places that make up Infinite Jest, and, for the truely devoted, the Infinite Map, a framable print version of that atlas. Page-Turner offers an extended preview of D.T. Max’s Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story.  Maria Popova highlights a […]

September 6, 2012

I created an internet buzz when I smiled 0

The Amherst College Archives have discovered what could be the second photograph in existence of Emily Dickinson.

September 6, 2012

Looking Over the Shoulders of Giants 0

Ever want to watch someone write a novel? Nows your chance. Sorta. Silvia Hartmann, UK author of thriller novels, is inviting readers to observe as she types up her next novel in a Google doc.

September 3, 2012

“Did you know that the Bosphorus is drying up?” 1

Orhan Pamuk paints a nightmarish picture of the land laid bare when the Bosphorus dries up.

September 3, 2012

I Contain Multitudes 0

What is the role of the writer in the age of globalization? 

September 3, 2012

How to Get Out of a Sticky Situation 1

From a professional archivist: A solution to the classic problem of removing stubborn sticker glue off the back of your books.

September 3, 2012

Read Yourself Saintly 0

Though the world may never know whether reading the greats makes you a better person, according to a recent study, those who take an active interest in the arts are more likely to be altruistic.

September 3, 2012

An Interview with D.T. Max 0

D.T. Max, author of Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story, the recently released biography on David Foster Wallace, discusses writing his much-anticipated look at the late author’s life. Further whet your appetite for DFW’s biography with our exclusive look at the book’s opening paragraphs.

August 30, 2012

A Mom can be destroyed but not defeated. 0

It’s time for some afternoon trivia; Hemingway or my  mother’s email?