The man who persuaded a jury that Lady Chatterley’s Lover was not in fact obscene has died. Watch John Waters read from the book at City Lights here
What did you mean when you said that a poem should act like an empty suitcase?
It’s a clown suitcase: the clown flips open the suitcase and pulls out a ton of stuff. A poem is an empty suitcase that you can never quit emptying. Paris Review
•Gabriel García Márquez left behind an unpublished manuscript when he died last week at age 87, Cristobal Pera, editorial director of Penguin Random House Mexico, told The Associated Press. Pera added that García Marquez’s family has not yet decided whether to publish it. NPR