Lunchtime remainders

  • Scholars have uncovered a poem Tennessee Williams may have scribbled on a test booklet while taking a college exam.
  • Mona Simpson (Anywhere But Here) praises acclaimed short story writer Alice Munro for Time‘s 100 most influential people list.
  • A judge in Idaho set aside the death sentence for a man convicted of killing Chuck Palahniuk’s father. (Thanks to Andy for the news.)
  • Due to the “living author” requirement, it looks like Saul Bellow will be disqualified from consideration for this year’s Man Booker International Prize.


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