Mitt's great-grandfather Miles P. Romney
Confessions of a literary philanderer: Mark O’Connell wonders why, after years of being a faithful reader and always finishing what he started, he suddenly started abandoning books halfway through.
The PEN American Center has declared the winners of this year’s PEN Awards. Robert K. Massie, Siddhartha Debb, James Gleick, Vanessa Veselka, and Susan Nussbaum all took away prize. A full list of winners is available here.
The John Updike Society bought the author’s childhood home in Shillington, Pennsylvania, for $180,000 on Monday, and has announced plans to turn it into a museum.
Gothamist tries, and fails, to interview author Amy Sohn about her new novel Motherland and modern parenting. It remains unclear whether all her married are cheating and partying to excess, and if they are whether it is Park Slope’s
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