You've got a little less than three weeks left until Labor Day. So pick up a book already.
"Embarrassingly idyllic, really. Like living in the fifties—so philoprogenitive."
"When we say that we love a writer’s work, we are always stretching the truth: what we really mean is that we love about half of it."
Martin Amis and Ian McEwan do not.
Martin Amis and Christopher Hitchens’s Inside Jokes Are No Funnier Than Regular People’s Inside Jokes
Unless you think "Stop in the Name of Hysterical Sex" is really funny.
Plus: Dakota Fanning talks about smooching her New Moon co-star, Kristin Stewart.
The 'Times Book Review' includes a highly questionable quotation purported to be from Heath Ledger. Vulture calls B.S.