Miranda July (Photo credit: Yvan Rodic/FaceHunter).
New Yorkers! If you're not busy occupying Wall Street (or if you are, and need a break) come hear Bookforum editor Chris Lehmann read from his book Rich People Things and share his thoughts on "the predator class" at McNally Jackson tonight at 7.
An Italian court has overturned a 26-year prison sentence against Amanda Knox for allegedly murdering her British roommate while on a study-abroad program in Perugia. Knox, who has spent the past four years in prison, hasn’t said what she plans to do next, but according to her family, a book deal is likely.
Many reviews have pointed out the similarities between Leonard—the bandana-wearing, tobacco-chewing character in Jeffrey Eugenides's novel The Marriage Plot—and David Foster Wallace. Not so, says Eugenides: He was thinking more of the Axl Rose-ish, hacky sack playing
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