Apr 25, 2011 @ 9:00:00 am
The PEN World Voices Festival starts in New York tonight with an event titled “Written on Water,” held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, and featuring a full line-up of international literary luminaries. The festival continues with events throughout the city all week.
The annual Book Expo America conference is gearing up for a return to New York’s Javits Center on May 21. Publishers Weekly offers a preview, including a look at some of the important titles that will be highlighted at the expo, and the best places to eat.
William Deresiewicz, a critic and the author of the forthcoming book, A Jane Austen Education, has a new blog at the American Scholar. His first post is an ode to what he calls the “true church”: Alcoholics Anonymous.
Martin Amis writes a tribute to his old friend, the ailing Christopher
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