Mar 23, 2012 @ 4:00:00 am
The Occupy Wall Street Library, Zuccotti Park, 2011
Brian McGreevy’s eccentric mystery novel Hemlock Grove—which will be published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux later this month—is going to be adapted into a Netflix original series.
In Lapham’s Quarterly, Simon Winchester details the mysterious origins and long gestation of the Dictionary of American Regional English, which was started in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1965 and only recently was fully completed.
New York City police confiscated a brand-new Occupy Wall Street Library in Union Square on Wednesday. Activists had rebuilt the library by 7pm, and police took it down by 10pm, prompting a new protest chant: “People got sold out, Books got thrown out!”
Mike Daisey has everybody asking: If you’re a writer, can you make stuff up? Slate addresses the question with a rather funny chart that ranges from fantasy writer
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