Apr 12, 2011 @ 9:00:00 am
Dale Peck famously wrote that Rick Moody was the “worst writer of his generation.” Tonight, they share the stage at the Austrian Cultural Forum. Things may still get a little bit contentious, but that seems appropriate, given their discussion topic: Thomas Bernhard. Joining them to discuss the brilliantly bilious Austrian author will be translators Susan Bernofsky and Carol Brown Janeway.
Notes on Cairo’s Tahrir Square’s recent book fair: “Indeed these [revolutionary] events don’t just happen. . . . It’s writing that pushed the people out [on to the streets] and vice versa.”
Tax.com explains why the New York Times has had to pay an exorbitant tax rate. [via Poynter].
The Pale King, David Foster Wallace’s posthumously published unfinished novel, has already absorbed a few news cycles, and it hasn’t even been
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