Jul 10, 2012 @ 12:35:00 am
Zadie Smith's next novel NW comes out in September.
The Guardian “discovers” literary Brooklyn in a breathless essay that name checks every Brooklyn-based writer from James Agee to Martin Amis, and then goes on to detail their weekly soccer games and favorite coffee shops. For readers without the time or patience to read the article, Moby Lives provides a snarky summary, which ends by naming every Brooklyn author named in this “invaluable work of reportage.”
Nathan Englander beat out Etgar Keret, Sarah Hall and Kevin Barry to win the 25,000 euro Frank O'Connor prize for his short story collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.
Anne Rice is jumping on the E.L. James bandwagon, or rather, her publishers are. This Thursday, Plume will re-release Sleeping Beauty, a trilogy of erotic thrillers Rice wrote in the 1980s under the pen name A. N.
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