August 11, 2011
The Sacramento News & Review gathers remembrances of Charles Bukowski, who would have turned 91 this week.
Grossman also talks to The Daily Beast about the book.
The Brooklyn Paper offers a timeline to the borough's literary legacy.
Pop & Hiss notes the new mural on Silver Lake's Elliott Smith tribute wall.
Tablet profiles the writer Delmore Schwartz.
"It's a pop album filled with songs that work in immediately satisfying but gradually revealing ways," he says. "Sonically, it reminds me of living in the outer avenues of San Francisco. In that environment, you have the sun shining above, yet details obscured by fog and wind."
NPR recommends three novels that feature extremely loyal wives.
Author Terry Pratchett talks to Morning Edition about his support for assisted suicide.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviews Word Riot publisher Jackie Corley about her new nonprofit, which will offer travel grants to writers associated with small presses.
The Guardian has named its Not the Booker Prize longlist.
Amazon MP3 has 100 albums on sale for $5.
The results are in for NPR's readers poll of the top 100 science fiction and fantasy books.
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