Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862.
- Jon Cotner tours the Poem Forest.
- Reading Salman Rushdie as a form of protest.
- Shalom Auslander is interviewed at Jewcy.
- Gloria Steinem is profiled at the Stanford blog.
- There’s a new Xiu Xiu album coming out, which means there will be new Xiu Xiu videos like the one up at Pitchfork right now.