Aug 15, 2013 @ 3:44:00 pm
Boris Kachka talks to the Awl about the ouroboric (and very insidery) process of writing and selling a book about the publishing house Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Salman Rushdie argued that we currently live in an age of “offendedness”: “Classically, we have defined ourselves by the things we love. By the place which is our home, by our family, by our friends. But in this age we’re asked to define ourselves by hate. That what defines you is what pisses you off. And if nothing pisses you off, who are you?”
The New York Times profiles internet contrarian and Bookforum contributor Evgeny Morozov, who, after publishing several books and becoming a “public, public intellectual” by his mid-twenties, decided to go back to school to get a PhD in the history of
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