Dec 12, 2012 @ 12:13:00 am
VS Naipaul: Satish Bate/Hindustan Times
Political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann have signed with Penguin Press to publish a book about the 2012 election, with the working title Double Down: Game Change 2012. (This is not to be confused with their earlier book, Game Change). The book will come out next fall, and has already been optioned for an HBO series. In case they’re in need of an early blurb, here’s one from Bookforum editor Chris Lehmann: “An important addition to the growing list of reasons to pray for the Mayan apocalypse.”
At eighty, V.S. Naipaul is as irascible as ever. The now-retired writer sits down for an interview with The New Republic.
A bill that’s making it’s way through Britain’s House of Commons could make it illegal for employers to advertise for unpaid internships. Moreover, if it passes, the bill could give the
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