Monday Lit Randomness

In books, the wire on April 27, 2009 at 3:29 pm

The Wire Symposium: I don’t know how long this has been up, but there are some tremendous essays about The Wire over at Please Don’t, inspired by each writer’s favorite scene from the show.

Perseus Book Group is putting together a book in 48 hours as a collaborative process at the 2009 Book Expo, called Book: The Sequel. That’s kind of a good idea with a stupid name (h/t Booksquare).

Here’s the NYTimes review of Colson Whitehead’s new one Sag Harbor. The parts the reviewer hated about the book (i.e. excellent descriptions of ice cream) were the ones that made me want to read it.

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