Week in Links

The Week in Links – 11.18.11-11.25.11

The Week in Links 11.18.11-11.25.11

You caught me. I went fishing last week and this week. But on Black Friday, I return with a new collection of links to ponder while you’re waiting in line to buy that $100 flat screen.

Asymptote makes my heart race with this excerpt from Robert Walser’s Full due out in January
from NYRB.

The Guardian gives the spotlight to a few authors to wax on about  their favorite books this year
…diverse choices (many memoirs) as well as the expected. You can join in on the debate, too.

A history of cars

The Week in Links – 10.29.11-11.4.11

Week in Links

The City and the Writer: In Dubai with Nujoom Al-Ghanim Words Without Borders focuses on the writer today in the city of Dubai.

Ruth Franklin, Irmgard Keun and Amos Oz:
Yes, Over at The New Republic, the esteemed Ruth Franklin discusses the politics of Amos Oz and Irmgard Keun. So good.

Messud and Amos Oz 
in the NYT Books section this Sunday. Can’t wait!

The Racy Madame Bovary Don’t act like you don’t know she
was all vamp and tramp. At least, according to this pulp cover!

Have you read any …