March 12, 2012
Day in Review
by Dennis Johnson
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.