Let the Memory Live Again, and Other News


On the Shelf


  • The NBAs (you know, the book ones) have come and gone for another year. And the winners are
  • Meanwhile, E. L. Doctorow, who was awarded the 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contributors to American Letters, called the Internet “ubiquitous and loomingly present in everything we do.”
  • Peter Rabbit, Jay Gatsby, and eleven other characters you wish would snap out of it.
  • Following the 2012 death of T. S. Eliot’s widow, Eliot’s estate is going on the block. (At the end of the day, it seems nothing is as valuable as Cats!)