Still Lost in the Cosmos: Loyola’s Walker Percy Center hosts its second bi-annual conference this weekend

The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing at Loyola University New Orleans will host its second bi-annual Percy-themed conference this weekend: “Still Lost in the Cosmos: Walker Percy and the 21st Century.” The conference takes place Friday and  Saturday,…

Walker Percy roundup: Revisiting the 1962 NBA scandal, weathering Sandy with The Last Gentleman, and the second Percy conference at Loyola

Some of the web’s more prominent book publications have had Walker Percy on the mind lately. First, at Slate, Benjamin Hedin takes a look at the 1962 National Book Award committee’s decision to give Percy’s The Moviegoer top prize, cementing the New Orleanian’s status…