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Smart Reads: Daniel Wilson, Daydreaming, and Dear Lane Pryce

Culture

Smart Reads: Daniel Wilson, Daydreaming, and Dear Lane Pryce

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Just when you thought the internet couldn’t get more interesting than Ray Bradbury retrospectives and the Django Unchained trailer, it gives you the Ingmar Bergman Universe.

Today’s highlights:

-Wes Anderson’s favorite New York film picks are actually decent.

-Come with us on a journey to the Ingmar Bergman universe

-David Cairns’ newest entry at The Forgotten deals with early Italian epic films.

-Adam Wilson gives Lane Pryce some retroactive advice at the Paris Review.

-Sanford Schwartz on Lucian Freud.

-The New Yorker says it’s good to daydream.

-Daniel Wilson’s Amped just might be literature’s answer to Quentin Tarantino’s revenge films.

-The best True Blood round-table discussion you’re likely to read, plus fan videos.

-Watch Andrei Tartovsky’s student films.

-Guillermo del Toro gets chatty.

-The stats: a failure to be diverse at the New York Times.