Aug 18, 2013 @ 2:41:00 pm
A shirt with the entire text of "Hamlet" printed on it.
Since publishing his first book of short stories three years ago, James Franco has released poetry collections and memoir. He has a novel coming out this fall. And he's been in various graduate programs and movies. So upon hearing the news that Franco is writing the foreword to a new Damion Searls translation of Hermann Hesse’s novel Demian, David Ulin at the Los Angeles Times says that it’s time for Franco to give it a rest. “Let’s be honest,” Ulin writes, "he’s in over his head.”
Flavorwire rounds up the most unreliable narrators in literature, from Humbert Humbert to Patrick Bateman to Nick Carraway.
Courtesy of McSweeney’s, an excerpt from the “Field Guide to Rare Punctuation”: “The Royal Ampersand, a species hunted to near-extinction for its characteristic twisted beak, is now only found in captivity. A
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