Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:06:00 am
Here’s some recommended reading to get you up to speed on where Mitt Romney is coming from, and what his plans are.
Pankaj Mishra tells the New York Times about the time more than thirty years ago when he heard about a local library preparing to sell back issues of the New York Review of Books as waste paper. “I convinced a friend of mine who was a student to pose as a paper recycler,” Mishra reflected. “He put in a very high bid and brought a whole bunch of stuff over in a rickshaw.”
What’s it like spending time with Junot Diaz? According to New York Magazine’s Boris Kachka, it’s comparable to sitting in on an “advanced literary seminar taught by a bilingual stand-up comedian working very blue.” Diaz’s excellently-titled collection This is How You Lose Her comes out this fall, but in the meantime, you should
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