Last night in Fort Greene's Greenlight Bookstore, a woman with a slightly worried look on her face was holding a microphone and asking the person in front of her, "Um, where's George?" Her friend sounded less concerned. "Oh, he'll be fine. He's in very good company."
They were referring to George S ... More >>
Twitpic via joe_saturdayThe Dirty Projectors
Allen Room, Lincoln Center
Friday, February 19
The Allen Room's dazzling floor-to-ceiling glass vista is guaranteed to metaphorically enhance whatever you happen to hear there. Case in point: On Friday night those double layered panels refracted 5 ... More >>
Anyone who's read On Beauty knows that author Zadie Smith's attitude towards academia is ambivalent at best. But this is what passes for a day job in the novel writing world, and so this semester finds Smith up at Columbia, teaching a fiction seminar called "Sense and Sensibility." The syllabus fo ... More >>