- Curtis Sittenfeld in the NYT on the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia. She had me at Napoleon’s penis.
- A new issue of Lone Star Stories is up, featuring work by Catherynne Valente, Jeff VanderMeer and Sarah Prineas, among others.
- Margo Lanagan on fiction that endures: "I’m sure there are writers who think they are writing for posterity. Well, maybe we all are, but we can’t do anything more than create the archives of the future. And whole archives get burnt at once, you know? Everything, even what we think of as greatness now, is disposable. Just because it’s of high quality doesn’t mean it’s going to last better. If it doesn’t get burnt or shredded, or rot away, people of the future can just decide not to look at it."
- Bookforum piece on Dorothy Parker’s unusual friendship with Lillian Hellman. Via Maud.
- Claire Light on fashionable phrases not to use in your writing.
- WFMU got 150 people to "cover" a poem from Todd Colby’s collection and the results are online. Publishing magnate Richard Nash has the details.
- I am addicted to The Wednesday Chef.
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LOVING wednesday chef. how have i not seen this before?
I know — he’s such a good food writer that it’s a great read whether the recipes come out or not.
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