Readers! The Dec/Jan issue of Bookforum hits stands this week, featuring Jeff Sharlet on Occupy Wall Street, Natasha Vargas-Cooper on Norman Mailer and Marilyn Monroe, Dennis Lim on Haruki Murakami, and lots, lots, more.
Also, it’s Occupy Wall Street week on Bookforum.com—throughout the week, we’ll be running essays by Will Bunch, Sarah Leonard, and Aaron Lake Smith.
Jonathan Lethem will be at the Occupy Wall Street Library today at 3:30 for a teach-in. Lethem recently contributed the story "Tickling the Corpse" to the Occupy Writers blog.
Steve Buscemi is directing an adaptation of William Burroughs’ novel Queer, starring Guy Pearce, Ben Foster, and Kelly MacDonald.
Why did Martin Amis decline to authorize Richard Bradford’s biography? Bradford’s fawning take on the writer wasn’t the issue, Geoff Dyer
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