On the Shelf
Amazon, Robots, and Other News
December 3, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
Publishing legend André Schiffrin has died, at seventy-eight.
Amazon and drones. In the immortal words of Pillow Talk, “some jokes are too obvious to be funny.”
Stephen Colbert disagrees.
Speaking of! Joyce Carol Oates on Mike Tyson: “To the extent that Tyson has a predominant tone in Undisputed Truth it’s that of a Vegas stand-up comic, alternately self-loathing and self-aggrandizing, sometimes funny, sometimes merely crude.”