S&S has found an ingenious way of getting people to read their books—starting their own book club.
According to Publishers Weekly,
Guitarist Steve Vai recalls asking Frank Zappa for advice. “What’s the one thing you would tell an aspiring musician?” the awe struck kid asked.
The first thing I noticed upon entering the Javits Center’s #BEA2018 was the above poster of a young Sally Field,
Philip Roth died yesterday at the age of 85 from congestive heart failure. And … what else can be written about Philip Roth that hasn’t already been written?
Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review, described Tom Wolfe’s death as the “passing of an era.”
He was known for coining phrases such as “radical chic”—a derogatory term for pretentious liberals—and “the Me Decade,” which described the self-indulgence of the 1970s.
I do not quite recall how I stumbled across D.P. Woolliscroft a month or so ago, but boy, am I glad that I did.
At least, that’s how those in charge framed things in the plants that were running in Orange, NJ and Ottawa,
I’m currently reading The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, the posthumous collection from Denis Johnson. Expect a full review shortly.