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Category Archives: Literature
Binge-watching Hannibal gets to be a pretty harrowing affair. Hear why. Continue reading
Robert Burke Warren on going from acclaimed children’s entertainer Uncle Rock to novelist wrestling with how best to render the erotic realities of adulthood.
Our own Robert Burke Warren waxes on about Sean Beaudoin’s stellar, rockin’ Welcome Thieves.
Sean Beaudoin talks about what it was like to write, let alone sell, a collection of short stories in 2016.
An essay on The Man in the High Castle and America’s fear of the foreign.
Sean Beaudoin interviews Sean Beaudoin in “Between Two Franzens”, the book trailer for Welcome Thieves.
Davis Schneiderman talks to David Shields about his new book, a collage of war images published by the Paper of Record.
Flannery O’Connor wanted to jolt you with the violent shock of recognition, in the service of artistic if not spiritual consecration; Coltrane wanted to transcend the insanity altogether, altering consciousness through a profoundly moving colloquy.
You’ve seen Renaissance man and esteemed guest Weekling Richard Edson onscreen in Do the Right Thing, Platoon, Stranger Than Paradise, and dozens of other films, but you probably don’t know he was the original drummer in seminal NYC post-punk noise mavens Sonic Youth. In this fascinating slice of life, he shares his riveting account of being a participant in several crucial music movements at once. The arty, funky, early 80s East Village lives again!