DFW: the Trading Card, and Other News


On the Shelf


  • David Foster Wallace: the trading card.
  • While you’re at it: pro-book desktop wallpaper.
  • On bribing librarians, and other ways to discover new books.
  • Speaking of libraries: here is what Auden checked out of the New York Society Library. (How many titles can you decipher?)
  • James Patterson and, oddly enough, the Duchess of Cornwall are teaming up to encourage fathers to read to their children.