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Bookmarks: more praise for Margaret Atwood, Ted Kennedy, and David Mitchell

Sundry links from around the Web:

  • Fredric Jameson writes in the London Review of Books that Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood gives him the feeling of “syrupy nausea” “ in a good way
  • The New York Times courageously stands up to the embargo on Ted Kennedy’s memoir
  • A new David Mitchell story appears in the Guardian, just as an academic conference on the British author’s work gets underway
  • Authors deserve a much bigger cut of royalties, argues U.S. novelist M.J. Rose; not so fast, HarperStudio’s Robert Miller retorts
  • Carver, uncut