Life during wartime: Chronic City book club, day 5

Rounding out the week’s posts on Lethem’s Chronic City is long-time friend-of-the-blog Sunny Stalter, an assistant professor in the English Department at Auburn University. Her research examines technology in American literature and culture. She’s...

I wouldn’t live there if you paid me to.

John McCain and Sarah Palin, in the latest installment of their occasionally uncomfortable joint interview with Brian Williams, offer their definitions of “elites”:WILLIAMS: Who is a member of the elite? PALIN: Oh, I guess just people who think that...