Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Roundup with PW

At PEN Gala, Rowling Calls Trump 'Bigoted'
At the gala, which PEN president Andrew Solomon said was the nonprofit's most successful fundraiser to date, J.K. Rowling, one of the evening's honorees, condemned the views of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump. more »

Jonathan Franzen Goes to Antarctica: The writer and ornithologist visited a melting continent to see a rare species of penguin.

Norton Wary of Trump Bio Reissue: Harry Hurt III's unauthorized 1993 biography, 'Lost Tycoon,' would be "a very dangerous book" for the publisher without significant revisions.

On David Foster Wallace's Sentiment: How a commencement speech considered one of the best may have been bad for literature.

The Bible of Katherine Mann: On the late writer's 'Geek Love' and its powerful influence on a generation.

Jennifer Sears Interviews Mary Gaitskill: The author discusses mothering, women and money, writing through race and class, and the challenge of capturing endings.

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