Yowza! Largehearted Boy found a site that’s made a Flannery O’Connor lecture and reading available. Now, you can listen to O’Connor read A Good Man is Hard to Find. I am downloading it now, and my heart is going pitter pat with anticipation of listening to her reading. Sweet!
Rolling Stone has posted an excerpt from David Lipsky’s The Lost Years & Last Days of David Foster Wallace.
The Strib reviews Sarah Vowell’s The Wordy Shipmates as does Lit Mob. I’m hoping to finish the book this week and post a review Monday. Vowell will be reading at the Barnes & Noble in the Galleria on Tuesday at 7:30.
This one is for Christa, Jay McInerney on what the recession means to writers.
In case you missed it, Andrew Sullivan’s Why I Blog from The Atlantic is well worth your time.
Over at Seen Reading, Jen Tindall reads from Lauren Groff’s The Monsters of Templeton, one of my favorite novels of the year (so far).
Jacket Copy collects more bad writing advice.