Busy week miscellany

  • A new Mississippi ad campaign features posters with pictures of William Faulkner and other writers from the state, and this message: “Yes we can read. Some of us can even write.” (Somewhat related: Robb Forman Dew’s recent commentary.)
  • Julianne Moore has signed on to star in a film based on Alice Munro’s “Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage.”
  • Anthony Lane reviews Brokeback Mountain (“comes fully alive as the chance for happiness dies”).

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