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photojojo:

Aside from being a prolific writer, Ernest Hemingway was also quite the cat lover. Unlike your average house cat, Hemingway’s feline friend actually had 6 toes!

Photographer Henry Hargreaves traveled to Hemingway’s home-turned-museum in Key West, Florida to photograph the descendants, all of which are named after celebrities in Hemingway’s time.

Portraits of the Descendants of Hemingway’s 6-Toed Cats

via Design Taxi

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fsgbooks:

“There are professional thrills and there are professional thrills, but I am extra especially thrilled to report that FSG is going to be publishing John Darnielle’s novel, Wolf in White Van, this fall. John is famous for his work with the Mountain Goats, and I suspect that none of the many fans who know his lyrics and have heard his stories will be surprised by the revelation that his is a genuinely literary mind. And it’s true—Wolf in White Van emphatically proves that his imagination and voice are at least as at home on the page as they are in song.
There are many things worth singling out for praise in Wolf in White Van:the unforgettable main character, Sean Phillips, who has been isolated by a disfiguring injury since age seventeen; Trace Italian, the intricate game within the novel that Sean created and runs; the interplay of real and imagined worlds, which is both complex and heartbreaking; the structure of the storytelling—audacious, brilliant, and never anything but convincing and unreasonably suspenseful; the prose itself, which is precise and beautiful and (forgive me) lyrical.”
Read more from editor Sean McDonald about Wolf in White Van here. 

We’re hosting John Darnielle October 7! We just want to tell you because there are not many tickets left and we don’t want you to not go because you waited. That’s all. Because the novel is amazing. Kate, Mandy, and Stefan all read it and loved it and want you to read this novel and love it too. You will. Without a doubt you will. 

Tickets: http://www.lincolnhallchicago.com/Shows/10-07-2014+John+Darnielle

unabridgedbookstore:

fsgbooks:

There are professional thrills and there are professional thrills, but I am extra especially thrilled to report that FSG is going to be publishing John Darnielle’s novel, Wolf in White Van, this fall. John is famous for his work with the Mountain Goats, and I suspect that none of the many fans who know his lyrics and have heard his stories will be surprised by the revelation that his is a genuinely literary mind. And it’s true—Wolf in White Van emphatically proves that his imagination and voice are at least as at home on the page as they are in song.

There are many things worth singling out for praise in Wolf in White Van:the unforgettable main character, Sean Phillips, who has been isolated by a disfiguring injury since age seventeen; Trace Italian, the intricate game within the novel that Sean created and runs; the interplay of real and imagined worlds, which is both complex and heartbreaking; the structure of the storytelling—audacious, brilliant, and never anything but convincing and unreasonably suspenseful; the prose itself, which is precise and beautiful and (forgive me) lyrical.”

Read more from editor Sean McDonald about Wolf in White Van here

We’re hosting John Darnielle October 7! We just want to tell you because there are not many tickets left and we don’t want you to not go because you waited. That’s all. Because the novel is amazing. Kate, Mandy, and Stefan all read it and loved it and want you to read this novel and love it too. You will. Without a doubt you will.

Tickets: http://www.lincolnhallchicago.com/Shows/10-07-2014+John+Darnielle

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Today in Book News: A copy of 1938’s Action Comics No. 1, which features the first appearance of Superman, sold for a record-breaking $3,207,852 to an unnamed buyer on Sunday. Darren Adams, the owner of Pristine Comics, posted it on eBay on Aug. 14. The only other comic to sell for anything close to as much was a copy of Action Comics No. 1 that had been owned by Nicolas Cage, which sold for $2.16 million in 2011. The Washington Post explains, “Adams’s Superman book is graded at ‘9.0,’ an almost unheard-of condition for this issue, which hit newsstands in the summer of 1938.” 
Also today, The New Yorker has an excerpt of Lena Dunham’s forthcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl. And for T magazine, three writers consider the enigma of Elena Ferrante, the pseudonymous Italian novelist. 
Read more here.

nprbooks:

Today in Book NewsA copy of 1938’s Action Comics No. 1, which features the first appearance of Superman, sold for a record-breaking $3,207,852 to an unnamed buyer on Sunday. Darren Adams, the owner of Pristine Comics, posted it on eBay on Aug. 14. The only other comic to sell for anything close to as much was a copy of Action Comics No. 1 that had been owned by Nicolas Cage, which sold for $2.16 million in 2011. The Washington Post explains, “Adams’s Superman book is graded at ‘9.0,’ an almost unheard-of condition for this issue, which hit newsstands in the summer of 1938.” 

Also today, The New Yorker has an excerpt of Lena Dunham’s forthcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl. And for magazine, three writers consider the enigma of Elena Ferrante, the pseudonymous Italian novelist. 

Read more here.

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