Friday, June 30, 2017
The Roundup with PW
What the Books Editor Reads: Even the editor of the 'New York Times Book Review' hasn’t read everything: an interview with Pamela Paul.
Your Literary Idols and Their Wardrobes: On the fashionable stylings of Samuel Beckett, Zadie Smith, John Updike, Fran Lebowitz, Joan Didion, and more.
An 18th Century Adult Coloring Book: A scientist found 'The Florist,' a coloring book printed in 1760, in the library of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
A Friendship in the Archives: The friendship between Joseph Mitchell and Ralph Ellison has received little, if any, attention—but in Mitchell’s files, Ellison fills an entire folder.
A Chat with Jonathan Lethem: The Brooklynite author discusses writing, mortality, the works of Rodrigo Fresán, and more on the 'Two Month Review' podcast.