On the Shelf
September 28, 2011 | by Sadie Stein
A cultural news roundup.
Jewish poet and novelist Emanuel Litvinoff has died at the age of ninety-six.
Here, he reads his poem “T. S. Eliot.”
A new Bloomsbury imprint will digitally revive out-of-print titles by Edith Sitwell, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Monica Dickens, among others.
Julian Assange’s memoir, due to lackluster sales, may soon be out of print. It’s sold fewer than 700 copies.
Michael Moore tries to pull his memoir from “murderous Georgia” following the execution of Troy Davis.
Reviewers vs. Bloggers.
Stephen King gives fans a taste of The Shining sequel.
Le fin d’Asterix.
The return of The BFG.
The sex life of H. G. Wells.
Between a rock and a hard place.
A visual history of book references in The Simpsons.
“Bentley was, however, no ass.”