The Pale King, which, as some of you may remember, was the book the late David Foster Wallace was working on around the time of his death (as detailed in the New Yorker article that ran last year), will be released on April 15th of next year, according to the Times. The unfinished novel focuses on life in an IRS office, so the release date is appropriate.
Amanda Palmer = Stephen King?
Behold the Internet's latest triumph of cultural appropriation: I Write Like.
The website, founded by a 27-year-old Russian software programmer named
Dmitry Chestnykh, is basically every wanna-be literati's
morning-mirror-self-pep-talk session: Plug in a couple paragraphs of
your best wordsmithery, and I Write Like will tell you which esteemed
author your writing most resembles.