Saturday Morning LitLinks

The University of Texas makes David Foster Wallace’s handwritten notes on THE PALE KING available for research. (The Huffington Post)

Kentucky rolls out a license plate program to flag library-awareness. (WKYT)

Revived from the summer archives as we move into fall, here’s a look at the guilty pleasure of reading. (The New York Times)

Etgar Keret gives writing advice to new wordsmiths in (Rookie Magazine)

USA Today publishes their Fall Must-Read list. (USA Today)

Like booze and mental illness, mustaches can be quite common in literary circles. (BookRiot)

A crayon drawing by poet, Jack Kerouac, fetched $7500 at auction. (BookTryst)

Former NY Times publisher, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, has died at age 86. Rest in peace. (The Associated Press)

“On this day in 1902 William McGonagall, poet and tragedian of Dundee, died. Today McGonagall is a cult figure, his many collections of poetry translated into over a dozen languages and selling well to those wishing to investigate a reputation for ‘the worst poetry ever written, in any language, at any time.’ The middle-aged weaver was contemplating the beauties of a June day when he felt “a flame as Lord Byron has said” telling him to ‘write, write, write.’…” (Today In Literature)

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