Weekly Reader

  • According to her monthly Web Site column, Jeanette Winterson is creating a children’s show for the BBC.
  • Scott Esposito on the role of research in Infinite Jest.  Also see the comment section for some discussion from myself and others on the difference between the sort of notes Wallace and Borges created for their imaginary works.
  • Jacket Copy on John Barth’s The Floating Opera
  • Henry Jenkins on the role of fan fiction as critical commentary on texts.
  • The new issue of Open Letters is, as always, worth your time.