The Awl's Alexander Chee shares an essential guide to existence. All writers take note:
1. Underwear is definitely pants.
This has been an issue, I believe, ever since the first writer ever worked at home.
Below we've excerpted The Rumpus's excellent interview with Kurt Vonnegut's daughter, Nanette Vonnegut. You can read the full text interview here.
Looking toward the election last week, David L. Ulin wrote in Jacket Copy about Joan Didion's Political Fictions, a collection of essays about the American experience. Read Ulin's commentary below or at LATimes.com.
"The Nature of the Fun" is an uncollected David Foster Wallace essay about the relationship between a writer and his work. Bookmark this page or enjoy the essay re-posted below.