Jan 25, 2013 @ 12:38:00 am
Jezebel laments the “hideous makeovers” of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Virginia Woolf’s Night and Day.
The shortlist has been announced for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize. Of the ten nominees, three write in English, and only three—Marilynne Robinson, Lydia Davis, and the French novelist Marie NDiaye—are women. Along with China's Yan Lianke and Russia's Vladimir Sorokin, who have both been censored in their home countries, the other nominees are UR Ananthamurthy (India), Aharon Appelfeld (Israel), Intizar Husain (Pakistan), Josip Novakovich (Canada) and Peter Stamm (Switzerland). The prize will be announced in London at the end of May.
“Poor Edgar Allen Poe!” Salon’s Laura Miller inventories the cliches and ludicrous plot lines of The Following, the new Fox TV thriller in which a serial killer takes
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