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Category Archives: Literature
Kurt Baumeister and John Updike met once upon a time. The event probably wasn’t memorable for Updike, but it was for Baumeister. Continue reading
Part 2 of Kurt Baumeister’s discussion with author D. Foy wherein the topic turns to matters as diverse as Foy’s literary influences and a dog named Mrs. Roosevelt. And there’s an excerpt from Patricide!
In Part 1 of their two-part conversation, D. Foy and Kurt Baumeister discuss time, fathers, religion, capitalism, the state of literary fiction, and D.’s bold new book, Patricide.
It is the oldest story— one part of a town destroying the other, oblivious.
In which I make it with two of my favorite writers. And by “it,” I mean “conversation.”
An excerpt from the new novel by Dana I. Wolff (Picador).
Binge-watching Hannibal gets to be a pretty harrowing affair. Hear why.
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.