Remainders

  • The Literary Saloon notes that Martin Amis’ “The Last Days of Muhammad Atta,” from his already controversial forthcoming short story collection, appears in the current New Yorker (print only).
  • John Crace gives Alain de Boton’s The Architecture of Happiness the digested read treatment. “1. A grimy terraced house. Not mine, I might add, but one I have driven past. Quickly. Inside, we find peeling wallpaper, stained carpets and Ikea furniture, yet somehow people may have found happiness in such squalor.”

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