May 25, 2012 @ 12:46:00 am
Late last year, author Edmund White suffered a stroke and recovered; sadly, according to news reports based on the author’s Facebook page, White had another stroke earlier this month. He seems to be on the mend again. Yesterday, a blog post wished him a speedy recovery “so he could continue his work and his feud with Gore Vidal.” White wrote a response: “Gore Vidal and I have buried the hatchet. Thanks for your good wishes.” In February, just a few months after White’s first stroke, he chatted with Michael Silverblatt on Bookworm about his newest novel, Jack Holmes and His Friend.
Jennifer Egan is taking over the New Yorker's Page Turner blog’s twitter feed for the next several nights to publish an original sci-fi story. The story will also be run in the magazine’s forthcoming Science Fiction issue.
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