Posts Tagged ‘karen Russell’

ToDo ToDay: Cory Doctorow! Mike Birbiglia!

Cory Doctorow wants my royalty check, but I tolerate him anyway. Science-fiction author, essayist, and co-editor of the anti-copyright, pro-file-sharing tech blog BoingBoing, Doctorow and his fellow, ahem, “netizens” are part of a diabolical cultural shift that insists the music industry should die quietly because rock ’n’ roll ain’t worth paying for. Doctorow pimps his new [...]

ToDo ToDay: Chad Harbach! Karen Russell! Meat-Free Week!

A well-reviewed first novel can be a blessing and a curse. The authors of two of 2011’s most lauded debut novels will discuss this fate at PEN/Faulkner’s latest reading series. Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding draws on heavy literary traditions to tell a story about college baseball in the Midwest, while Karen Russell’s Swamplandia! describes an [...]

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