Jun 11, 2012 @ 12:26:00 am
Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina; Focus Features
Literary supergroup the Rock Bottom Remainders celebrates their twenty-year anniversary later this month with a concert in Los Angeles. The band currently features authors Scott Turow, Amy Tan, Ridley Pearson, and James McBride, and at various times has included Stephen King, Barbara Kingsolver, Mitch Albom, and many other publishing notables. Is it too much to ask to hope for a battle of the bands between them and lit-crit supergroup the Dog House Band?
It's not light summer reading, but The Los Angeles Review of Books is leading an online book club dedicated to William Gaddis's masterwork J R. Participants in #Occupygaddis—the 2012 equivalent of the Infinite Summer club—will read ten pages a day during the summer, and should be halfway done by the end of July, and finished completely by the end of August. And
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