The New York Public Library's Bryant Park Reading Room.
The New York Public Library's Cullman Center has announced the writers, novelists and historians who will be in residence as fellows for 2013-2014. Congrats to novelists Tea Obreht, Rajesh Parameswaran, Paul La Farge, and Damion Searls, and to journalists Arthur Lubow, Elizabeth Rubin, Elif Batuman and David Grann, among others.
Former New Republic senior editor Tim Noah speaks out about his recent firing and his former boss, TNR publisher and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who he suspects might be a “young man with more money than sense.”
Over 100,000 Britons have signed a petition urging Amazon to “pay their fair share of tax in the UK.” The petition was started last fall by two independent booksellers who caught wind of Amazon’s habit of diverting profits to tax havens.
The annual Los Angeles Times Festival
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