Lorrie Moore kicks of a strong week of literary events in New Orleans with a reading at 7 p.m. tonight, Monday, March 2, in the Lavin-Bernick Student Center on Tulane University’s campus. Moore is the author of five collections of short stories and two novels. Her most recent collection, Bark, was nominated for the 2014 Story Prize. Her … A strong week for N.O. book events: Lorrie Morrie, Jesmyn Ward, Francisco Goldman, and more!
Author Jami Attenberg attended the Jonathan Franzen event last night at Tulane, and wrote a blog post based on her notes that’s getting trafficked around the interwebs, particularly because of Franzen’s negative comments about Twitter. From Attenberg’s post: [Franzen] on social media: “It’s a free country. People can do whatever they want within the law, … He has a publicist who probably dreams about him every night