Junot You Can’t Wait Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog has an interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz (Does he still smile every time he hears that?) and an excerpt from a work-in-progress he’s calling Dark America. New York‘s Vulture Blog (which tipped us off to the link) says "It’s pretty rad…"
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In her syndicated column Why I Am Not a Crunchy Con, Maggie Gallagher looks Rod Dreher’s new book, Crunchy Cons and laments the author’s lack of historical perspective: But in his restless, dissatisfied search for Something More, Rod appears to me as less a traditionalist than a fellow postmodern, rootless, Read More
Departing New York Times editor Joe Lelyveld received a surprising newsroom sendoff at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, complete with champagne and a Dixieland band. The impromptu ceremony started off in the conference room where The Times ‘ editors meet to map out the paper’s front page. First, incoming executive editor Howell Raines made Read More