Sep 12, 2011 @ 4:00:00 am
Keith Richards, in his younger days.
If you only read one 9/11 piece this weekend (not as if there’s a paucity to choose from) our vote is for David Rieff’s Harper’s cover story on the limits of remembrance.
Linguist Ben Zimmer parses the vocabulary of 9/11; Ponyter considers how Americans' news consumption has changed since the attacks.
Keith Richards’s memoir, Life, is going to be made into a movie. But who will play Keith?
An exceptional number of off-beat, off-Broadway plays have taken their inspiration from literature, as the New Yorker notes: from “Sleep No More,” a loose adaptation of Macbeth; to Elevator Repair Service’s “The Select,” based on Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, and Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem,” whose title comes from a William Blake poem.
Bookstores will stay open late on October 18 to meet demand for Haruki Murakami’s
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