Wallace Shawn gives us what is possibly the greatest summer reading (non) lists ever. God bless America, and God bless Wallace Shawn.
- “So now you know the words to our songs. Pretty soon you’ll all be singing along.” – Jarvis Cocker is publishing a book of his song lyrics. Even though we know all of them already, we will probably buy it. (And yes, the quote is from a Pulp song. So sue us for being fans.)
- The music issue of The Believer is out.
- Taking a look at a post-American world with Fareed Zakaria’s The Post-American World: Release 2.0.
- The modernists of New England.
- Fifty years after Hemingway killed himself...