Literary Salons, Unfilmable Books


On the Shelf

  • The Cleveland Public Library introduces a new library card commemorating the life of Cleveland-based author, film subject, and misanthrope Harvey Pekar. The Pekar-edition card will be available from this month at branches of CPL.
  • Everyone’s a salonniere: Louis Vuitton has started a Parisian literary salon. Well, sort of. It also sells stuff. And will later be incorporated into the LV boutique, so.
  • “I start a book in 1978 and finish it 34 years later, without enjoying a single minute of the enterprise.” Joe Queenan’s reading habits.
  • The alternative approach: how to talk about books you haven’t read.
  • Allegedly unfilmable books.
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