Apr 9, 2012 @ 12:33:00 am
“Clearly, this is an issue worth revisiting,” says Geoff Dyer in an article about rereading, which also features short pieces by Hilary Mantel, Marina Warner, and others. Rereading seems to be <a>on people’s minds these days</a>. In the most recent issue of Bookforum, Eric Banks writes about Patricia Meyer Spacks’s On Rereading—and revisits some of his favorite books about horse-racing.
Three Cups of Tea author Greg Mortenson, who drew fire from Jon Krakauer last year, has agreed to pay 1 million for “misusing the charity he set up.” The Montana-based charity, which was supposed to promote education in Central Asia, was allegedly also used to promote and buy copies of Mortenson’s book.
Gunther Grass has now been barred from entering Israel due to his controversial poem in which he criticized Germany’s sale of
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