Congratulations to the recipients of the 2013 Guggenheim fellowships, who include Colson Whitehead, Rachel Kushner, J.C. Hallman, Michael Lesy, Jennifer Homans, Ben Marcus, and Carlin Romano.
To commemorate James Joyce, the Central Bank of Ireland has minted 10,000 special ten euro coins with the author’s face and a quote from Ulysses printed on them. A nice idea, but too bad they misquoted the book.
At the Chronicle of Higher Education, Elaine Showalter traces the literature of American anxiety back to its late 19th-century origins.
We’re a little jealous of the New York Times Magazine softball team’s jersey, which was designed by illustrator Christoph Niemann.
When his novels failed to pay the bills, James Salter spent a stretch of the '70s writing celebrity profiles for People magazine. Says Slate: “Between
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