On the Shelf
Music to Write By, and Other News
November 26, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
The six-hour duration may be aspirational, but you have to love this writing sound track.
Ann Lamott tweets that she will stake her reputation on the varied titles mention in her New York Times “By the Book” column.
And speaking of mutual admiration: authors choose their favorite books of 2012.
“The first hard-boiled female protagonists were written by men.” A brief history of tough dames.
“Those poor scribes … had their work cut out for them.” John Banville on the Book of Kells.