• The very elegant Mark Sarvas appears on NPR’s Day to Day to discuss literary blogs at noon EST (and again at 3 p.m.).
  • Jay Parini’s new Faulkner bio gets a respectful write-up in The New Republic. (Quote from the great Mississippi writer on being fired from the post office: “I reckon I’ll be at the beck and call of folks with money all my life, but thank God I won’t ever again have to be at the beck and call of every son-of-a-bitch who’s got two cents to buy a stamp.”)
  • Yesterday I wrote a long post about French literary awards announced this week. WordPress ate it, so I offer only this: Laurent Gaude won the prestigious Prix Goncourt for Le Soleil des Scorta “an epic tale set in southern Italy.”
  • Found Magazine gets dirty. David Cross loves it.


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