Mar 29, 2012 @ 4:00:00 am
Poet and essayist Adrienne Rich has died at at her home in Santa Cruz of complications from long-term rheumatoid arthritis. Here is a 2002 profile of Rich, and a full bibliography at the Poetry Foundation.
Less than a month after Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes bought The New Republic, the nearly century-old magazine has brought down its online paywall.
David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King is about to be released as a paperback—with four previously unpublished scenes. PWxyz reveals what the new material is about, and what it adds to the posthumous book.
An argument over the relative merits of J. R. Tolkien versus C. S. Lewis recently erupted into a full-fledged brawl when two Ann Arbor, Michigan, men were unable to agree on which Oxford don was the better writer.
Zadie Smith’s novel On Beauty has been optioned
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