Rimbaud, meet Betty White. Plus David Foster Wallace, Tayari Jones, and other spring books picks.
The official theme of last night's Happy Ending Music and Reading Series at Joe's Pub was "taking risks." Host Amanda Stern credited this idea to musical guests Vampire Weekend, claiming that she'd polled disparate subjects (her landlord, a 311 operator, a physicist, novelists John Wray and Arthur ... More >>
Oh--is it summertime again already? If the sight of Colson Whitehead reading aloud haikus about Kiefer Sutherland's 24 at last night's Happy Ending Music and Reading Series wasn't a convincing enough case for the perennially killer event, Amanda Stern announced from the stage last night that the mu ... More >>
Hey, FlannAt swim-two-bars
Beowulf, meet the Replacements! Great books from 2007 you may have missed.
Once Upon Another Time: Postmodern Takes on Kids' Stories