Elizabeth Gilbert’s name alone inspires a particular brand of hatred in some circles: Eat, Pray, Love was such privileged-white-lady bullshit, wasn't it? But recent interviews Gilbert gave to Mother Jones and the New York Times Magazine have me thinking that her first novel in 13 years, The Signature of All Things, won’t be so hated. Set in the 19th century, it stars [...]
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*The New Republic launches The Book, a new blog dedicated to video games! Just kidding. It's about books. And whether or not you agree with Exec. Editor Isaac Chotiner that "the absence of any site for the serious consideration of serious books is also a fact of the web" (hey, Isaac—what about excellent personal [...]
I had planned to give a copy of Elizabeth Gilbert’s newest book, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage, to all the divorced people in my family as a gag gift. Then I broke out the abacus and realized I am not made of money. Committed should be required reading for the one-half of the [...]
15 Books Justin Moyer Would Read That You Would Have Read About Sooner Had His Editor Been Better at Planning Vacations
In which Justin Moyer's editor fails to make a provision for this item, which comes in like clockwork, even when Justin Moyer's editor is on vacation. —Justin Moyer's editor
1. Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary, by Justin Green (with an introduction by Art Spiegelman).
A 9" x 12" painstaking McSweeney's reproduction of this classic underground [...]