Zadie Smith talked with The New Yorker about her story “The Embassy of Cambodia”: “There’s a fair amount of swimming in my fiction—swimming and running are my only “sports” in real life—but I haven’t played badminton since I was a teen-ager.”
Motherboard on Aaron Swartz and David Foster Wallace.
“I don’t enjoy writing. I never have. I find it hard work and it doesn’t come easy to me.” Lee Rourke chatted with Full Stop.
Hyperallergic on the Museum of Mathematics, which looks potentially amazing.
Vulture collects memories of 1993 in culture.