Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.
“I can answer that now, but give some time to write a very long play in which nothing happens.”
Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant on the iPhone 4s, answers some literary questions.
“Kaufman’s first directorial hit was Invasion of the Body Snatchers in 1978, a remake of Don Siegel’s 1956 SF classic, and he was Oscar-nominated for Best Screenplay on Material from Another Medium in 1988 for The Unbearable Lightness of Being. His steamy Henry & June (1990) was the first film released by a major studio to be rated NC-17, which created considerable controversy.”
Philip Kaufman’s Hemingway film looks pretty interesting, as do these other bookish movies coming in the spring.
“Stieg Larsson blah blah blah”
“So you want to start a book collection – but not sure where to start? We have created this series of web pages as a basic guide to starting a collection and understanding the terminology of booksellers.”
Crap. Just lost an hour browsing the glossary of book collecting terms alone.