Lorrie Moore

  • Voice Choices

    October 23, 2013


    A writer makes the 
case for watching

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    The New York Review of Books Publishes Mostly Men, Responds to Criticism With Condescending Form Letter

    The New York Review of Books publishes mostly men, and in that, they're not alone, joined by pretty much every major print magazine in this country. But the NYRB's editor, Robert Silvers, responded to a criticism of their mostly-maleness this week with an amazing, somewhat baffling form letter. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Book It: Our Five Can't-Miss Readings This Week

    Dina Nayeri & Julia Fierro Book Court Tonight, 7pm, Free When one considers radical literature, old issues of Life magazine with Molly Ringwald and Barbara Streisand on the cover might not immediately come to mind. But for the 11-year-old twin sisters who are the protagonists of Dina Nayeri's new no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Unexpected Pairings: Lorrie Moore on The Wire

    ​This weekend in things you never thought you'd read: the writer Lorrie Moore, best known for her sad short stories about sad people, delivers an essay in the latest New York Review of Books on HBO's The Wire, based around two books about the show, The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Breasts "Inadequate"? Contemplate Balloons, Peaches, and Peacock Feathers

    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. ​ Natural Bust Enlargement With Total Mind Power Author:Donald L. Wilson, M.D. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Pulp Fictions: April Comics Roundup

    Pulp Fictions may be on hiatus, but the comics just keep on coming. Here's what's been turning my pages recently: A Drifting Life Yoshihiro Tatsumi Drawn & Quarterly Lauded for his downbeat short works collected in The Push Man and Other Stories and Goodbye, Yoshihiro Tatsumi depicts his early y ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2007

    Pleased to Meet Me

    Self-satisfied, insider-y, predictable—a case against the New Yorker Festival

  • Film

    October 4, 2005
  • Books

    February 22, 2005
  • Film

    August 19, 2003

    Even When I Was 12

    You'll Be a Woman Soon: Two Pairs of It Girls Grow Up Too Fast, or Maybe Not Fast Enough

  • Art

    August 5, 2003

    The Write Stuff

    Gotham Writers' Guide Teaches the Fine Art of Fabulism

  • Books

    June 24, 2003

    Next Stop Wonderland

    Heidi Julavits's Sense and Sensibility

  • Books

    September 18, 2001
  • Books

    September 26, 2000