Book Bank # 12: “Harlem Shakedown”


Flannery

— My quest to find the perfect typewriter tattoo continues. (I want one.)

— A literary great has passed on. RIP Chinua Achebe. (An interview with him from 2010 is here and more about him here.)

— A librarian gets fired when college students do the Harlem Shake on her shift. (Does no one have a sense of humor anymore?)

— An upcoming literary festival in downtown NYC.

— On my to-read list, the next novel by the Pulitzer winning author of Olive Kitteridge. An excerpt is here.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Book Bank # 12: “Harlem Shakedown”

  1. I’m still confused on the Harlem Shake situation. Twitter has said a couple of time that she wasn’t a librarian. When I first heard about it, I thought she was a grad student working at the library. The whole thing is weird – seems like someone just wanted to point the finger at anyone nearby.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s