Today’s catch from around the web:
•2008 Seminar speakers Junot Díaz and Meghan O’Rourke back together for a video interview on SlateV
•Junot Díaz on the Colbert Report
•Ruth Greenglass, a key witness in the 1950s treason case against Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, is dead, court papers reveal. Her testimony led to the execution of her sister-in-law, Ethel Rosenberg, which orphaned the Rosenberg’s young sons. One of these sons, Michael Meeropol, joins us this January with daughter Ivy.
•Geraldine Brooks wins the Australian Book of the Year award and the Literary Fiction Book of the Year award for her recent People of the Book. Brooks will be a keynote speaker at our 2009 Seminar. You can read her interview with Littoral here.