Vladimir Nabokov, eminent scientist. Just one more reason to love the man. (via Arts & Letters Daily)
Palestine’s Great Book Robbery (via 3 Quarks Daily).
How Poetry Speaks to Power in Gujarat (via 3 Quarks Daily)
As a fan of David Vann’s short story collection Legend of a Suicide, I was delighted to be reminded by the incomparable John Self that he has a new book out in 2011: Caribou Island.
The Philosophical Novel (via Maud Newton)
Irish Novels to Look Forward to in 2011 (Reading Matters)
Tony’s Book World on the Seamus Heaney translation of the Greek classic “Antigone”
Time’s Flow Stemmed posts on Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir.