Kurt Vonnegut is BANNED in Missouri.
- Dave Eggers writes about the first book Maurice Sendak has written and illustrated in three decades at Vanity Fair.
- Junot Diaz, Maud Newton, Geoff Dyer, Karen Russell, and other folks, pick their favorite summer reads ever.
- Sweeeeeeeet Kerouac tattoo.
- Andrew Bird channels Kermit T. Frog. Between the Sendak profile, a bunch of beach read suggestions, and “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” what else do you need to make this an amazing weekend???