Arts in the Afternoon: China's Censorship
4:44 PM, Apr 7, 2011 • By KELLY JANE TORRANCE
Tax tips from David Foster Wallace. GalleyCat reads The Pale King, the unfinished novel about IRS agents now postumously published, and shares the findings. Some seem obvious, but others aren't. Who knew auditors look for divorces?
China has now announced why officials have arrested artist Ai Weiwei -- sort of. He's being accused of unspecified economic crimes. And a foreign ministry spokesman warned the international community it has "no right to interfere."
In other China news, the country decrees that time travel is off-limits to writers. The communists say it's not "respectful" enough of history.
A fan discovered some lost Dr. Seuss stories -- and now they'll be republished in book form.
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