Day: August 15, 2006

Bouncy Castle Hamlet and Other Links (on a Plane)

For your reading pleasure today, here’s a roundup of literary news I found floating around in the series of tubes that we call The Internets:

— So as not to be the only litblog in the world that hasn’t mentioned this, Nobel-laureate Gunter Grass, author of The Tin Drum has … Read the rest

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The Story of My Name

This is going to turn out to be the story of my name. But I’d like to start by talking about one of my favorite novels, The Chosen by Chaim Potok.

The Chosen was published in 1969, the same magical year Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon, half a million … Read the rest

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