Posts Tagged ‘beach reads’
July 25, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Terrible beach reads.
At UVA, rare-book school is in session.
Journalist (and former Paris Review editor) Philip Gourevitch on editing, writing, and his work on genocide.
Famous writers and their tattoos.
Sergei Dovlatov featured on Russian radio. (In translation!)
The sad fate of Dawn Powell’s journals.
July 2, 2012 | by The Paris Review
Master book thief Anders Burius stole the 1597 Wytfliet Atlas a decade ago; now, it has turned up in New York, and will be returned to the Swedish Royal Library.
A New Mexico woman was jailed for failing to return a copy of Twilight to the library. (Charges have since been dropped.)
An Argentinian independent publisher Eterna Cadencia adds an element of urgency to reading, by publishing books in disappearing ink.
A lawyer requests time off from a murder trial to attend the famed Key West Hemingway Lookalike Contest. And is denied.
A handy chart helps you choose your beach read.