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.

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