“Reality has overtaken it, to a degree. The form of the novel is too quaint, too fabulous. You can’t resonate off a core set of values now in the way you once could.” DBC Pierre in The White Review / James Salter month / Why we read Don Quixote / Henry James & the joys of binge reading / BBC opens online archive of The Listener, for which Virginia Woolf, Phillip Larkin & T.S. Eliot wrote [via @seanjcostello] / Mylesday, a “celebration in Guinness” of Flann O’Brien / Nabokov had the butterfly blues [via @CormacKinsella]
First posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011.