Slate's David Weigel is one of the few journalists who received advance copies of O: A Presidential Novel, the soon-to-be-published roman a clef about Obama's presidential campaign. Spoiler alert: He prints the book's final sentences.
For those who doubt the great march of modernist progress, consider the trajectory of the novel as witnessed by the past century of iconic fiction: Proust, Nabokov, Kerouac, and, now, SnOOki! All that is solid melts into Jersey: “OMG I'm a New York Times Best Selling Author!!! Thank you so much to my fans, family and everyone who made this possible! LOVE YOU ALL !!”
The Results of the NBCC board member election were announced last night: congratulations to Eric Banks, Benjamin Moser, Susan Shapiro, Elizabeth Taylor, David Ulin, Marcela Valdes, Oscar Villalon, and Eric Miles Williamson.
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