Have you ever claimed to read a book that you never actually finished? If so, it may have been one of these: The Books We Lie About.
In “Confessions of a Literary Jingoist” Elizabeth Minkel writes: “You can seek out literature from just about anywhere — and now it’s easier than any previous point in history — but it’s a hell of a lot harder to bring it into the conversation.”
Jonah Lehrer, author of Imagine: How Creativity Works, appeared on the Bat Segundo Show in April.
It’s World Vegetarian Week, so might we recommend for you a Moosewood cookbook?
Granta has a poem by Gillian Clarke about “Blue Sky Thinking.”
Birnbaum interviewed Josh Ritter on how songs are “delivery vehicles for a story.”
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