Private: Literary Dick

In the aftermath of the, um, probing examination of the state of Henry James’ testicles (scorched), Michael Wood and Jonathan Ames have launched the Literary Dick. There Mr. Wood will answer readers’ questions about their favorite literary figures.

Featured today: Did James Joyce have a scatological perversion?

Answers to many other important questions are forthcoming. Future topics include:

Were Jack Kerouac and Gore Vidal lovers?

What was Hemingway talking about when he told Fitzgerald, “It is also a question of angle”?

Why did Vladimir Nabokov think that Henry James was for “non-smokers”?

Why was Jerzy Kosinski fascinated with transsexuals?

How can we account for Tennessee Williams’ obsession with sex by the docks?

Update your bookmarks. (Thanks to Jonathan for the link.)