February 27, 2012

Weekend in Review


Newly-discovered J.D. Salinger letter reveals why he never sold Catcher to the movies

Dmitri Nabokov, translator, opera singer, and son of Vladimir, dies

Philip Larkin on vinyl

Rare book “predicted” the Titanic

Pynchon scholars: an old boys club?

Jeremy Lin books keep coming

The world’s 20 most beautiful bookstores

I hate beautiful bookshops

Literary time travel: Where would you go? 

William Gibson: We learn to write not by other writers but by “personal micro-culture”


Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House. Follow him at @mobylives