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A Rare Look at Author Phillip Roth

Philip Roth has been called "America's greatest living novelist" many times over. Roth rarely does interviews, but he invited Sunday Morning into his home. A...
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9 Reasons Why You Should Read More Old Books | The Copybot

9 Reasons Why You Should Read More Old Books | The Copybot | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you get anxious and marginally depressed when you see all the new books published each year. How in the world can I read all of these books?
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Banned Books Week Features YouTube Read-Out

Banned Books Week Features YouTube Read-Out | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
For Banned Books Week (Sept. 24-Oct. 1) this year, booksellers and their customers can proclaim their support for free speech on the Internet by joining a worldwide read-out of banned and challenged books.
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Rosa Parks wrote a rape essay. Is it truth or fiction?

Rosa Parks wrote a rape essay. Is it truth or fiction? | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
Discovered among Rosa Parks' estate, which is currently at a New York auction house, is a six-page, handwritten essay in which a white man nearly rapes a black housekeeper.
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Anthony Hopkins reads Dylan Thomas

Here, actor Anthony Hopkins reads Dylan Thomas' poem, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night." To learn more about "Six Centuries of Verse" or to purchase th...
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V.F. Portrait: Maurice Sendak

V.F. Portrait: Maurice Sendak | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
The most celebrated living creator of picture books, Maurice Sendak has resurfaced, at 83, with Bumble-Ardy. He says he’s demented, but Dave Eggers finds that Sendak’s uncompromising vision still makes perfect sense.
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Iran's supreme leader attacks 'harmful' books

Iran's supreme leader attacks 'harmful' books | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks out against books with 'political hidden motives', prompting criticism from former culture minister...
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Carta de Simone de Beauvoir a Mr. Casalis, de 30 de abril de...

Carta de Simone de Beauvoir a Mr. Casalis, de 30 de abril de... | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
Carta de Simone de Beauvoir a Mr. Casalis, de 30 de abril de 1974, sobre conflitos no Oriente Médio.
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Bookstore Couture - Literary Confession: I HAVE to own the books I read. I just have to. It’s a compulsion. If I read a book and cannot keep it, I die a little inside.

Literary Confession: I HAVE to own the books I read. I just have to. It's a compulsion. If I read a book and cannot keep it, I die a little inside.
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The Reading Life: Mountain hermit poems

The Reading Life: Mountain hermit poems | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
This is part of the occasional series The Reading Life by book critic David L. Ulin.
I've been reading David Budbill for better than a decade, ever since "Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse" came out in 1999.
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Paul Auster novel being adapted by Terry Gilliam

Paul Auster novel being adapted by Terry Gilliam | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
Paul Auster's "Mr. Vertigo" is being adapted for the screen by director Terry Gilliam.
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Famous Author Rejection Letters: Examples Of Famous Author Rejections

Famous Author Rejection Letters: Examples Of Famous Author Rejections | reading, what else? | Scoop.it
Famous author rejection letters! Examples of famous author rejections from editors and literary agents will inspire you to keep writing!
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