The bookstore I go to I went to two days ago. It’s a 20-25 minute walk from where I live. This is what I got. The Grace Paley books I decided were by an author who’s worth the time it’ll take.
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Elif Batuman Answers Our Burning Questions About the State of the Novel
A conversation about her new book , the limits of aesthetic life, and much more.(from ‘The Nation’):
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Janet Malcolm: The Last Interview; Joan Didion: The Last Interview review – crafty to the end
In these revealing late-life chats, the two doyennes of US journalism display all the acuity and intellectual toughness that made them household names (in ‘The Guardian’):
Monday, July 4, 2022
How TikTok Became a Best Seller Machine (from nytimes.com):
#BookTok, where enthusiastic readers share reading recommendations, has gone from being a novelty to becoming an anchor in the publishing industry and a dominant driver of fiction sales.