Last week President Obama, inspired by December's Newtown shootings, announced 23 executive actions, and proposed some legislation, to address gun violence. The actions are rather mild ("Require criminal background checks for all gun sales," "Nominate an ATF Director," etc.) and the legislation prob ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 31, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 22
Dear Joyce Carol Oates: A fictitious correspondence
by Phyllis Raphael
Dear Joyce Carol Oates,
I don't know if you will remember me but we met briefly about a year ago at Leo and Carol Weinberg's house ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
If Roast Beef Could Fly and Leading With My Chin
Date: 2004; 1996
Publisher: ... More >>
Daniel S. NeunerAmit Chaudhuri, Tina Brown, Andrey Kurkov, and Jane Smiley
Last week brought the announcement of the Man Booker International Prize 2009 Judges' List, the official shortlist for the sixty thousand pound, every-other-year prize for "one writer's continued creativity, development and ... More >>