Is there any problem Jonathan Franzen’s new novel can’t solve?
Ever felt bad for spending too much money on a book you know you’re probably never going to read? Chances are it’s nothing compared to John James Audubon’s Birds of America, which goes on sale at London’s Sotheby’s in …
In a nutshell: yes, he is.
“We have too many cellphones. We’ve got too many Internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now.”
– RAY BRADBURY, author of novels like Fahrenheit 451, telling the Los Angeles Times about …
Sarah Palin used Twitter to laugh off accidentally coining a new word, “refudiate,” comparing herself to Shakespeare. Twitter users turned her quip into comedic gold with #shakespalin.
Twitter critics all seem to forget the old adage: less is more.
Is the noted 19th-century Russian author — who was also famous for his bouts with depression and gambling — really the best name for a new Moscow transit post?