Arts & Culture
On the Shelf
January 4, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
A cultural news roundup.
RIP Josef Skvorecky.
The Adequate Gatsby.
The strange mystery of Michiko Kakutani’s Twitter.
The strange experience of eating with Marianne Moore.
“By two o’clock on New Year’s Day in this Dickens bicentennial year, I already found myself wishing that either he or I had never been born.”
Reading North Korea.
Martin Luther online.
“The endless malleability of digital writing promises to overturn a whole lot of our assumptions about publishing.”
The world’s most expensive book?
A good year for the Good Book.