Apollinaire on Trial, and Other News


On the Shelf


  • Apollinaire (or, at any rate, his Turkish publisher) is on trial in Istanbul.
  • Sofia Coppola is set to adapt Alysia Abbott’s 1970s San Francisco-set Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father.
  • The American Library Association has named ten librarians from across the United States to be winners of the I Love My Librarian award. Each honoree will receive $5,000.
  • Buzzfeed brings us fourteen places to talk to a stranger about books. Elevators and playgrounds feel potentially problematic, but what do we know?