What I'm not reading:
Amber Frey's (who ever she is) book
Anything about Brad and Jen
Curtis Sittenfield's Prep
The Boston Globe
What I am reading:
Nick Tosches in Bookforum on "blurbs"
Steve Rodrick at Slate on Sportswriters
A Reuters feature on Gore Vidal
Valley of Bones by Michael Gruber
The Whole Equation by David Thomson
Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
Christopher Dickey's Death Squad Democracy at Newsweek online
Mark Danner's How Bush Really Won in the NYRB
Darin Strauss' NYTBR review of SIGHTSEEING Stories by Rattawut Lapcharoensap.
Kurt Vonnegut's forward to a new edition of Nelson Algren's The Man with a Golden Arm