Feb 6, 2013 @ 12:51:00 am
Theodor Geisel and the Cat in the Hat.
After more than two years and $16 million, Hachette Book Group, Penguin and Simon & Schuster have finally debuted Bookish, a website designed to recommend books, share excerpts of new novels, and feature original essays.
At The New Republic, a paean to Barnes & Noble and its ability “to intuit the craving for a bit of bookish culture in the working- and middle-class suburbs” in the late '80s and early '90s: “It’s easy to forget now, but at the time suburban culture had few places that weren’t bars, bowling alleys, or the kind of restaurant where you could drink coffee and smoke for three hours without the waitstaff looking at you funny."
A new Believer review of American Psycho urges readers to skip the chapters that involve murder.
Martin Scorsese is filming a documentary about the New York Review of Books.
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