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Literary Links: Cat Fights, Drag Queens and Gatsby

Tom Carter, author of Unsavory Elements, on cat fights over copycat books.

Alex Jung in the LA Times Review of Books on the confluence of RuPaul’s Drag Race and Virgina Woolf: “I have often thought that if I were ever a drag queen, and more specifically that if I were ever a drag queen who was a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, I would play Virginia Woolf – or rather, Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf.”

A British illustrator and Hunter S. Thompson walk into the Kentucky Derby. What happens next?

So, what books might have set Jay Gatsby on a better path (or at least entertained him during the long lonely evenings)? Flavorwire picks a reading list for Gatz 2.0.

Why the “perpetual turmoil” of being an immigrant be good for your writing career.

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