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Based on David Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace (Broadway Books, 2010), this forthcoming film follows Lipsky's five-day interview with David Foster Wallace just after the publication of his book Infinite Jest (Little, Brown, 1996). The film is directed by James Ponsoldt with a screenplay by Donald Margulies.
"Engaged, open, curious, firm, prepared by all that’s come before, no surprises, but ready to be surprised again." PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown speaks about his experiences in his life and work that influenced his debut poetry collection, The News: Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2015).
Bill Gates shares his enthusiasm and suggestions for books to read this summer, which include On Immunity: An Inoculation (Graywolf Press, 2014) by Eula Biss, Hyperbole and a Half (Touchstone Books, 2013) by Allie Brosh, and The Magic of Reality (Free Press, 2012) by Richard Dawkins.
The Northern Irish novelist and poet reads from his poetry collections at the Louisiana Literature festival in Denmark in 2013. Laird's debut collection, To a Fault (Faber & Faber, 2005), won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. His latest collection, Go Giants, was published by Norton in 2013.