Getrude Stein

Longtime New York Times veteran David Kelly has been named the deputy editor of the Times’ Book Review.

After nearly thirty years at the alt weekly, the Village Voice has laid off crackerjack film critic—and Bookforum contributor—J. Hoberman.

Live in New York and want to attend a forty-eight hour reading of Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans? Then the launch event for online magazine Triple Canopy’s new space might be up your alley.

We’re marking our calendars: On March 11 at the Museum of the Moving Image, Geoff Dyer will give a talk called “Tarkovsky, Cinema, and Life.”

Check out the trailer for Ben Marcus’s new novel, The Flame Alphabet.

Issue 16 of arts and literary quarterly The Thing features a short story by Dave Eggers. Printed on a shower curtain.

Jason Diamond ponders the connection between literature and menswear. (May we add a footnote? A clothing display at Open Ceremony, Broadway near 30th Street, features James Hannaham’s God Says No.)