Dec 10, 2012 @ 12:09:00 am
Aspiring screenwriter Vladimir Nabokov
King Wenclas, the former leader of the Underground Literary Alliance, is gearing up to publish his new book, The McSweeney’s Gang, which is “a satire of today's literary world.” Wenclas has been an outspoken critic of perennial award-winners and the publshing elite, and his book will feature fictionalized versions of Dave Eggers (whose novel Hologram was just named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times), Vendela Vida, George Saunders, Jennifer Egan, and others.
Salman Rushdie has called Chinese writer and Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan a “patsy of the regime” for failing to support a petition supporting the release of imprisoned writer Liu Xiaobo.
American Psycho author and prolific tweeter Bret Easton Ellis stuck his foot in his mouth again last week by tweeting that The Hurt Locker director Kathryn
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