Mar 27, 2013 @ 5:34:00 pm
Non-Nobel Prize winner Junot Diaz
A slip of the tongue on the Steven Colbert show this week led the talk show host to mistakenly award Junot Diaz the Nobel Prize—which may in fact be the only prize left that Diaz hasn’t won.
It’s widely speculated that Proust was gay, and the recent publication of his first-ever poem—a piece called “Pederasty,” penned when he was only 17—only corroborates the theory.
At Hazlitt, Sarah Nicole Prickett has an inspired piece about “the gentle art of making enemies” with a focus on Renata Adler and Azealia Banks.
Is literary fiction a standalone genre? The New York Review of Books’ publishing arm thinks so—last year, editor Sue Halpern declared as much when she launched the NYRB Lit e-books series. While the verdict is still out, NYRB Lit is defining what qualifies with its releases, which so far includeKiran
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