How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
(Riverhead Books, 228 pp., $27)
The nearly banal truth that “a self-help book is an oxymoron” is where Mohsin Hamid launches his effervescent third novel, a narrative of individual striving in the subcontinent, gesturing beyond the vagaries of self-betterment to something all-encompassing, at once recalling Read More
Jason Pinter (“Bestselling Thriller Writer”) thinks that there’s a dearth of books for dudes because women dominate publishing.
In an essay from late April, Pinter describes how (during his days in publishing) he attempted to acquire a book by professional wrestler Chris Jericho. His efforts almost failed for lack of men in Read More
Robin Wright Penn, who has played a Princess Bride and Forrest Gump’s best friend, will play a meth addict in the film adaptation of Rebecca Miller’s The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Wright Penn will play Pippa Lee, with Julianne Moore and Winona Ryder co-starring. Read More