The Reading Room is back. After a hiatus of several years, Publisher Barbara Probst Solomon and Editor Daniel Asa Rose are restarting the New York-based literary magazine with a double commemorative issue in honor of two founding board members, Saul Bellow and Larry Rivers.
At a kick-off party last week at the Cervantes Institute Jerry Stiller revived the Saul Bellow role he played on PBS opposite Robin Williams, and Frank McCourt read some never-before-published letters of Larry Rivers.
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And finally, here's the real reason we were not in NYC last week: Mr. Newly 9.