James Wolcott talks about Cynthia Ozick at Vanity Fair. Titles the article “The Kvetcher in the Rye.” Even though I think he’s bashing Ozick (who I love), I still have to give him points for cleverness.
The Daily Beast interviews Ms. Ozick.
Making sense of Aleksandar Hemon’s “Jumbo Lexicon.”
Saul Bellow had a girlfriend named Yetta, and other interesting things I never knew until reading this review.
Talking about the weirdness that is Jonathan Safran Foer’s Tree of Codes.