Thomas Bernhard plays La MaMa, courtesy of Canadians
The most important artists were those who made the biggest impact on other artists
A wonderful, hopeless world
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 >>
A Salvadoran novelist's first English translation evokes the work of Thomas Bernhard
Thomas Bradshaw's red-state provocateurs
Proust lip-synchs as love lies dying
In Richard Hell's new novel, 'godlike philosopher poets' crash parties and go to Veselka
German Shepherding with the notorious W.G.
Harvey Pekar's American Splendor Is Coming to a Movie Theater Near You. Why Can't the Pioneer of Autobiographical Comics Talk About It?
Laughing With Thomas Bernhard
Maybe, in Our Hemmed-In World, One Step Back Could Mean Two Steps Forward