Tao Lin discusses his new book
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As the world awaits the September release of my next collection (see image above), let's take a self-indulgent and totally whory trip back to my last one, La Dolce Musto, and revel in the praise that was fulminated my way by a variety of media outlets, all properly adoring and slobbering. I ... More >>
Richard Grayson, a Brooklyn writer and editor, has gone above and beyond angry or satirical tweets in response to Publishers Weekly's announcement that they would release version of Huckleberry Finn (and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) without the word "nigger." He's released a whole new versio ... More >>
winosandfoodies.com It's the end of the year, time for best-of roundups. Rather than create our own list of the top cookbooks of 2010, we took a look at everyone else's and determined which books overlapped the most. So without further ado, here are the 10 cookbooks you should have read by ... More >>
Something valuable can be taught from every piece of controversial literature, whether it's from the cautionary tale of hate speech that is Mein Kampf to the crash-course in free speech that is The Anarchist Cookbook. There are certain books, however, that maybe shouldn't be read before young ... More >>
We're happy to hear from Voice colleague Michael Musto that Alyson Books and Musto's editor have apologized to him regarding their holding his book hostage, and have opened up a discussion with him on either finally publishing the presciently titled Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back or at least gi ... More >>
The Manhattan D.A. primary race is a big deal; for the first time since 1975, Robert Morgenthau is not in it, and the three contenders are sprinting hard for the finish line: Richard Aborn brought back former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and a chainsaw attack victim for his "closing argum ... More >>
mellemusic/flickr At least one good thing has come out of the ridiculous media frenzy surrounding the release of the film Julie & Julia: a renewed interest in Julia Child's brilliant written works. Eat Me Daily noticed that Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1 is currently t ... More >>
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