Joan Didion will be the subject of a new film by Griffin Dunner.
GQ and Farrar, Straus & Giroux are teaming up to produce The Originals Series; events that will pair writers and musicians for conversations in “an intimate West Village loft space.” The series will debut next Tuesday with John Jeremiah Sullivan and the Brooklyn band Cavemen, and will be hosted by David Rees. Last we checked, only eight tickets were left.
HarperCollins is buying religious publishing imprint Thomas Nelson, which according to the press release, is "the world’s leading provider of Bibles [and] inspirational books."
In the Rumpus, Stephen Elliott rips into the first sentence of Glen Duncan’s New York Times review of Colson Whitehead’s zombie book, Zone One: “A literary novelist writing a genre novel is like an intellectual dating a porn star.” In response, Elliott, who points out that he is pro-New
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