Reading is not simply an intellectual pursuit but an emotional and spiritual...– Anna Quindlen, Reading Has a Strong Future, in Newsweek. (via thebronzemedal)
common threads in murakami novels.
cats sexual dream sequences classical music dissociative and enigmatic female love interests this week i finished norwegian wood in anticipation of the film version. this slides into my third place favorite of murakami’s, behind kafka on the shore and the wind-up bird chronicle.
359 minutes with lorin stein →
meet the new editor of the paris review.
the ten best young adult books for grownups →
a piece i wrote for flavorwire. hint: twilight is not on this list.
Stories are hard. I have friends who knock out stories on a weekly or monthly...– Junot Diaz
this week in fiction: questions for junot diaz →
new fiction from junot diaz in this week’s issue of the new yorker.
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood to score film of... →
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood will reportedly return to film scoring, writing music for an adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood. The score will be based on a composition Greenwood wrote for the BBC Concert Orchestra—Sean Michaels.
i think it can be tremendously refreshing if a creator of literature has...– kurt vonnegut, the paris review interviews, I.