The Reader author Bernard Schlink
According to the New York Daily News, GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has written dozens of Amazon user reviews over the past eight years—enough to earn a “Top Reviewer” rating. And what do the reviews teach us about his tastes? “For one, he really hates the Clintons,” the Daily News says. “He loves a good mystery. He's fascinated with World War II, as well as the Civil War, with a special appreciation for the ‘automatic aggressiveness’ of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.”
German author Bernard Schlink is taking the Weinstein Company to court for not paying him royalties from the film adaptation of his novel, The Reader. Schlink, it is worth noting, has been a judge and a professor of law.
In other magazines: Triple Canopy has released a new Occupy Wall Street issue. Also, new issues of Open Letters Monthly
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