Sunday, October 17, 2010

Links of Note

Are you a J.D. Salinger fan? Check out Dead Caulfields, a site dedicated to the life and works of J.D. Salinger. Latest posts include rare Salinger footage & Joyce Maynard on Salinger's death. A Salinger biography by site founder Kenneth Slawenski is due out in 2011.

  • Visit the site the National Book Foundation website to see the 2010 National Book Award nominees.
  • National Book Award v. the Man Booker Prize: read an article here. Also, an older (but still interesting) history of judgiing for the Booker Prize is available here.

California's Huntington Library-one of the most beautiful sites in the world-has opened an exhibition about Charles Bukowski.

Nelson Mandela's new memoir, Conversations with Myself, has just been released. Put a hold on a copy today! The Omnivoracious blog says the book "delves into his private archive of letters, private recordings, and diaries--including those he kept during 27 years in prison, recording everything from his blood pressure to the content of his dreams".

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