Jul 16, 2012 @ 12:03:00 am
A still from the BBC's Jane Austen videogame.
Graywolf releases the trailer (which is really more of an epic short video) for Josh Cohen's forthcoming book, Four New Messages. "Emission" stars Girls actor Alex Karpovsky, and was directed by Brian Spinks. The book will be out in early August.
A blogger for Boston-based literary journal Ploughshares has been reprimanded for critiquing other publications on the magazine’s website, and retaliated by leaking an email from the magazine managing editor to the Observer. “After some upsetting conversations regarding the nature and tone of the opinions I’ve expressed over my nine posts, the managing editor has asked me not to blog any longer,” poet Sean Bishop said of the incident.
Thanks to Google’s Ngram feature, which tracks the usage of words over time, linguists can now quantify the rise of American narcissism
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