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Bookmarks: R. Crumb’s Genesis and a double helping of George Orwell

Sundry links from around the web:

  • Underground comics artist Robert Crumb (Fritz the Cat) has completed his take on the Book of Genesis.
  • To the surprise of no one, publishing execs are not immune to pay freezes. To the surprise of this Quillblogger, their base pay is still $800,000 U.S.
  • In the reasons-authors-should-never-give-up department: George Orwell’s Animal Farm was rejected by none other than T.S. Eliot.
  • Orwell on losing his love of books.
  • Turns out Bush and Obama have something in common after all: their agent.