How learning about death changed everything.
“Every year it gets just a little harder to be an independent publisher,” says founder Dave Eggers.
Sean Wilsey, author of More Curious, on the importance of skateboarding and the iconic and irreverent history of Thrasher magazine.
“Are you in a cult?”, “How to crowdfund your baby,” and other fun activities from the folks behind Portlandia.
Big books from (for the most part) small presses that you’ll want to read in 2014.
What if Cormac McCarthy wrote for Yelp? And Gatsby starred in a video game? For the lit nerd among us, and those struggling to finish novels or English term papers.
This election’s candidates would do well to take a couple hints from Stars Hollow’s fast-talking mother-daughter duo.
You can thank Twitter for giving us these quality reasons to take our first world existences for granted.
How a guy without a smart phone will change your reading experience forever.
A few weeks ago at an Authors Guild benefit in New York, Dave Eggers gave out his email and promised to write anyone who was feeling down about the future of print and cheer them up. After a deluge of messages, here’s the response he sent out.
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McSweeney’s shortens 50 years of popular songs into single sentences. My favorite is Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain”: “We used to do it, but then you did it with someone else, and now I’m not going to do it with you, although I wish we were still doing it.”