Akashic Books will be releasing a book tribute to Kurt Cobain written by the co-founder of Hole, Eric Erlandson. Apparently Courtney Love hasn’t given the book her blessing.
- Junot Díaz will be releasing This Is How You Lose Her, a new collection of short stories on Riverhead in September.
- You know who the greatest comic book hero is? Hint: it isn’t Aquaman.
- Helen Simpson talks to The Paris Review about her collection, In-Flight Entertainment.
- The guy from Virgin Forest talks about some Faulkner, Nick Tosches, and a bunch of other stuff in an essay for Impose.
- On Walter Benjamin’s shadow and the surge of academic interest in his work.
- Anybody want to buy some shares in a Scottish whiskey company?