Steve Almond

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    The 10 Best Things From 2011 To Listen To While Writing, According To Actual Authors

    Gish-era Smashing Pumpkins: Reissued in 2011, so it counts! ​Reports from the holiday-party front indicate that 2011 was another long and lonely year for the fiction writers and memoirists of New York, who were kept company at home all day long mainly by various "internet friends" and related ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Behold The Musical Spoils Of The Brooklyn Book Festival

    ​Ah, the Brooklyn Book Festival, a five-year-old, free, all-day blowout of panels, readings, and extraordinary quasi-literary happenings, where you might see, say, Ian MacKaye complaining about people who say "just type it in" when they mean "Google it." (On a panel with Thurston Moore and Lup ... More >>

  • Books

    February 22, 2005
  • Books

    April 20, 2004

    Oh, Sugar Sugar

    Almond explores the need for a 'dependable oral experience'