On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the Capitol Building for the celebrity-endorsed Stop Watching Us rally.
Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.
Claudia Roth Pierpont is not related to Philip Roth. But you wouldn't know it from her newly published authorized biograpy, Roth Unbound, which will be published October 22. The book is a thorough, intensive, elegant reflection on Roth's career—and it is also so complimentary that one might at times forget that Roth did not write it himself. For example:1.) "Not since Henry James … has an American novelist worked at such a sustained pitch of concentration and achievement."
As several people have pointed out, the folks who concoct Nobel Prize for Literature odds most likely haven't done much reading.