Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Depp’
May 10, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
“I waited until my first book was published to learn the genre, and when Oprah announced ‘It’s literary fiction!’ just seconds after my pub date, I was overcome with joy.” At McSweeney’s, Jessica Francis Kane tries to make the Genre Reveal Party happen.
Stewart Brand, the human proto-Internet.
Viggo Mortensen, Johnny Depp, and 50 Cent: just three of the celebrity publishers on the scene.
Short fiction, annotated.
“Around the time we had our first home computer, my dad started to keep track of all of the books that he read in an Excel Spreadsheet. He kept his spreadsheet up to date for almost twenty years, and he’d accumulated 10,496 books before his death. My dad rated his books on a 1-10 scale, but his average score floated around 7.5/10, so I think he generally enjoyed most of what he read.” A tribute to a devoted reader.
October 17, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Word portraits by artist John Sokol.
Thanks to a new ruling, a massive Kafka archive could soon be made public.
Pope Benedict has inked a book deal; no word yet on the figure.
Hilary Mantel has won her second Man Booker Prize for Bring Up the Bodies.
Obviously, Johnny Depp has his own imprint.
July 10, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
William Faulkner’s first published work, from the 1919 New Republic.
Woody Guthrie’s unpublished novel will be published next year, with a little help from Johnny Depp.
If you’ve never seen Émile Zola’s legendary “J’Accuse!” editorial, the Los Angeles Review of Books has helpfully shared it.
If Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester texted.
The Dorothy Parker Facebook page FAQ is the ne plus ultra of dead author Fabecbook page FAQs.
Vintage photos of children reading.