On the Shelf
Selling, Banning, and Walking
June 8, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Novelist Barry Unsworth has died at eighty-one.
The Catholic Church denounces a book; it becomes a best seller.
(Almost as effective as Oprah.)
Lev Grossman teaches us how to read and walk simultaneously.
“The Comedy of Noir.”
Where things stand: the Rumpus explores racial bias in the world of books.