I hate being sick. I felt so much better on Wednesday and then yesterday, I had to go home sick again. I’m feeling better today luckily, but I don’t have much for you, dear readers.
- Robert Birnbaum has posted several of his most recent interviews. Here he talks with Heidi Julavits about her new novel The Uses of Enchantment. He conducted an email interview with Daniel Mendelsohn, author of the wonderful Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million for Mendelsohn’s new website Jewcy.
- Five Chapters has a story by Anthony Swofford, whose Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicles of the Gulf War and Other Battles vividly portrayed life in the army and his struggle during the war with the nature of killing.
- Anne Roiphe tries to balance the yearnings of her older and younger selves in her essay Balancing Act.
- On Nextbook, David Rakoff, of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, watches 28 Woody Allen movies in 21 days and posts about it.