March 12, 2012

Day in Review


Lost first-ever film (from 1901) based on a Dickens novel found

Men read men and women read, eh, books

On accidentally revealing too much of yourself through the books you recommend

Which is better: “mommy porn” or “Twilight for adults”?

Au revoir, Jean Giraud, aka Moebius

A visit to the Edgar Allan Poe cottage

Brett Easton Ellis calls NY lit scene “too cliquey” … in the Paris Review

Roddy Doyle on the joy of teaching children to write

New Brautigan bio clocks in at 880 pages

B&N expanding Penguin-focussed “stores within stores” program

Great covers for great books from the Depression

Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House.