Famous Typewriters.

If I was in Boston, I would certainly check out this exhibition featuring the typewriters of some famous writers/artists. My favorite of the lot, John Lennon’s: Is it ironic that my own writing setup on my rMBP mirrors, as close as possible, the simplicity and elegance of a typewriter and a blank page?  

The Madness of The Corrections Coming Through.

Over at The Atlantic, author Benjamin Nugent shares a few insights from a re-reading of The Corrections, and how he thought reading Franzen again would be like revisiting a McCartney tune: I reread The Corrections this year and realized that while I once needed Franzen to be my Paul, an exemplar of old realist virtues like clarity […]