On the Shelf
Handsome Crooks, Crooked Reviewers
October 2, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Meet “ridiculously photogenic 19th century NZ criminal” Daniel Tohill.
“Wanted — literate, artful writers who can post five-star reviews of some books on amazon.com. Pay is fifteen dollars firm for fifty to a hundred words of high praise with some specifics about the book that will appeal to potential readers.”
The most-challenged books of 2012: newcomer Fifty Shades of Grey joins old favorites like witchcraft-mongering Harry Potter and Slaughterhouse Five.
Gary Shteyngart: “You, American Airlines, should no longer be flying across the Atlantic. You do not have the know-how. You do not have the equipment. And your employees have clearly lost interest in the endeavor.”
Wes Anderson presents an animation of the fictional books from Moonrise Kingdom.