What Whit Stillman reads.
Wayne Koestenbaum on a prince of parataxis. (Via.)
Jane Smiley rereads a beloved book of my childhood, Enid Bagnold's National Velvet.
Plants vs. Zombies eats up a full "Anna Karenina" of Sam Anderson's leisure time.
V. S. Naipaul in Buenos Aires.
Finally, on a non-literary note, check out these amazing nautical cookies I was lucky enough to be able to commission to celebrate my brother and sister-in-law's acquisition of their first boat! (Not sure whether or not this picture is accessible, but this is the actual vessel....)