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October 10, 2012

Stranger Danger 0

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Siglio Press has just come out with a book version of Sophie Calle’s The Address Book, excerpts of which can be seen at The New Yorker.

October 10, 2012

Bibliomania 7

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Time to confess: what books have you stolen?

October 10, 2012

Janeites Unite 0

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“‘This is a place where people can let their Jane Austen freak flag fly.’” Last weekend, the Jane Austen Society of North America held their annual meeting in New York, attracting fans from all over the country, including Cornel West and Anna Quindlen.

October 9, 2012

The Last Sports Bar 0

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With the Detroit Tigers in the playoffs for the second year in a row, our own Bill Morris takes to the pages of the New York Times to remember the legendary Detroit bar the Lindell A.C., where sports stars rubbed elbows with the fans.

October 9, 2012

Take Two Pencils 0

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Always inspiring: Margaret Atwood’s advice on writing.

October 9, 2012

“The Scopes Monkey Trial of American literary culture” 0

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That dictionary sitting on your bookshelf has a more scandalous past than you might think.

October 9, 2012

Revolution Girl Style Now 0

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Listen up, rebel girls! The October issue of The Believer features selections from New York University’s riot grrl collection, curated by archivist Lisa Darms.

October 9, 2012

The Ministry of Fear 0

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“Nowadays, we tend to place spies into a cold war narrative: East vs. West, intrigue around the Berlin Wall, Graham Greene’s Vienna, and George Smiley’s London. But the first and most successful Soviet spies emerged much earlier.”

October 9, 2012

Smells Like Lit Spirit 0

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When you’ve exhausted the marriage playlist, try listening to the top ten most mentioned songs in books, via Publisher’s Weekly.

October 9, 2012

Tuesday New Release Day: Pamuk, Zambreno, Wickersham, Vonnegut, Achebe, Egan 0

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New this week is Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk’s Silent House. Also hitting bookshelves are Heroines by Kate Zambreno, The News from Spain by Joan Wickersham, and more posthumously published work by Kurt Vonnegut. In non-fiction, there’s There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe and Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, […]