• April 16, 2014

    Google is looking to expand its headquarters. They want a building big enough to hold 3,000 of its employees—which apparently means something “half the size of the Chrysler Building.”

    Lee Boudreaux

    Lee Boudreaux

    On Sunday Stephen King tweeted the end of a Game of Thrones episode and sparked the outrage of his 370,000 Twitter followers. King has been happily spoiling numerous shows since he joined Twitter a few months ago, and was unmoved by the uproar. “Romeo and Juliet die in Act 5,” he tweeted a few minutes later.

    FSG has changed the covers of their paperback versions of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-volume epic, My Struggle. Read Meghan O’Rourke on Knausgaard in Bookforum’s current issue.

    Acclaimed editor Lee Boudreaux is getting her own imprint at Little, Brown.

    Next Tuesday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen Anna, a four-hour Italian documentary from the mid-’70s about a pregnant teenager. Sound familiar? The movie plays a key role in Rachel Kushner’s novel The Flamethrowers (the book is dedicated to Anna, the film’s subject and heroine); Kushner will be on hand to introduce and discuss.