dickens-book

Today marks the 202nd anniversary of Charles Dickens’s birth. Maybe celebrate it by reading Jonathan Lethem’s 2003 essay on Dombey and Son?

Alexander Chee explores the current abundance of outrage on Twitter.

Recommended Reading has new fiction from Adam Wilson.

Flavorwire has an excerpt up from Gay Propaganda, the anthology about the lives of LGBT Russians edited by Masha Gessen and Joseph Huff-Hannon.

This Lindsay Zoladz essay on Pussy Riot is well worth your time.

Mark McGuire was interviewed at Ad Hoc.

At Hazlitt: notes on fairy tales, Russia, and Pussy Riot.

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