Need help subscribing to this blog? Simply right click on the "Subscribe to this blog's feed" link above, select "Copy shortcut," then paste the shortcut into the "Add a feed" field in your feed Reader. You need a Reader in order to subscribe.
Offering play-by-play for a March Madness contest of a different sort, the New Yorker's Book Bench blog reported that authors emerged victorious over agents and editors at Slice magazines "first annual literary-trivia fundraiser [Tuesday] night, pitting three teams--of five authors, five editors, and five agents each--against one another. The competitors included the writer Jonathan Lethem and Lorin Stein, of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, who edited Roberto Bolaño’s 2666."