Sean Penn Is Promoting His New Novel by Smoking, Complaining About Netflix, and Trash-Talking Robin Wright

In a pair of stops on his press tour for a novel called—excuse me while I mainline four shots of tequila—Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff: A Novel, Sean Penn behaved like an asshole who skims one nonfiction book a year and uses every single opportunity (usually at parties) to tell people about how essential it was. This…

30,000-Word Love Letter Reveals Germaine Greer's Passionate Affair With Martin Amis 

In 1976, The Female Eunuch author Germaine Greer commenced an affair with novelist Martin Amis, at the time a dashing young scamp with literary heft and a Mick Jagger haircut. She found him so enchanting that one day in March of that year, midway through a lecture tour, the feminist author filled a notebook with a…