1. And after that, I decided that I was done with fiction. I do not want to read, to write more,” he said. “I have dedicated my life to the novel: I studied, I taught, I wrote and I read. With the exclusion of almost everything else. Enough is enough! I no longer feel this fanaticism to write that I have experienced in my life.

    — In a recent interview with a French magazine, prolific novelist Philip Roth claims his 2010 novel, Nemesis, will be his last. He even claims he is done reading! (via therumpus)

  2. harperbooks:

    theparisreview:

    Drunk texts from famous authors.

    I’ve definitely gotten a text from Gertrude Stein before.