Bookmarked: Pages Being Shared in the Picador Office
"I hear that in San Francisco the term ‘Glassholes’ is already current, but in New York I am a conquering hero.” Darin is reading about Gary Shteyngart’s experience wearing Google Glasses. (It’s hilarious.) Darin has also started reading Another Country by James Baldwin. Horrified by its unrelenting violence and tragedy, he’s returned to his reading of the Shirley Jones memoir. It’s horrifying his 9-year-old self in a different way: Mrs. Partridge had —and still has— a sex life.
Enjoy addictive substances? How about Hanson? You can thank Elizabeth for this one: “Mmm, hops.”
Madeline loves this interview of Sherman Alexie by Jess Walter on the 20th anniversary of “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven,” especially the discussion of Sherman’s fierce warrior-mullet.