Sunday, November 25, 2012

Books, shopping with Dirda

On authors and works in my recommended reading:

Book Shopping with the Best-Read Man in America, by John Lingan, The Paris Review (via Arts & Letters Daily)

Vonnegut 'Letters' Hilarious And Heartbreaking, by Drew Toal, review of Kurt Vonnegut: Letters, by Kurt Vonnegut and Dan Wakefield, NPR Books (via University of Chicago Magazine)

Chekhov's enlightenment: On the life, evolution, and legacy of Anton Chekhov, by Gary Saul Morson, The New Criterion

SNL: Louis C.K. kills as Lincoln, by Kate Stanton, UPI blog

A modernist and reformer: Indian nationalism and the legacy of Macaulay, review of Macaulay: Pioneer of India’s Modernisation, by Zareer Masani, The Economist

Grand Bargainer, by Jill Abramson, review of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, by Jon Meacham, The New York Times

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