Posts Tagged: Chuck Klosterman
Chuck Klosterman’s new book, But What If We’re Wrong, theorizes how today will appear in the history books. But how will his own work hold up?
The further in the future you peer the more impossible it is to anticipate what that future will look like or even what its denizens believe about the basic principles of existence, let alone what books they’re reading.
He says he’s not trying to predict exactly what might happen in the future, but instead offer a broad reminder that the present is not the finished portrait it might appear to be. Besides, he says, “We can’t be wrong: Everybody who reads this book will be dead by the time it comes true.”
In his new book, What If We’re Wrong: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past, Chuck Klosterman wonders which ideas and concepts we have now will change in the coming centuries....more
Today Aimee DeLong reviewed Chuck Klosterman’s new novel, The Visible Man, here at The Rumpus.
Tonight Klosterman is reading at the Booksmith at 7:30pm in San Francisco. See you there?...more
Cognitive dissonance abounds in Chuck Klosterman’s second novel, The Visible Man, which ostensibly is about a guy who uses his ability to become virtually invisible as a way to enter peoples’ homes and watch them....more
This week Roseanne Cash remains Composed, Mark Cohen is Beat, Martin Amis makes it to NY!, 826NYC presents Here We Go Magic with a reading by Chuck Klosterman, Brooklyn is Black and Beautiful, learn about the long life of your best friend the condom, Seinfeld and Quinn collaborate, Alice Creed disappears, and Red Hook is hooked on nature....more
In his second book, Rob Sheffield uses ‘80s pop to explore adolescent memories, complex emotions, and the woes of being the de facto “gay friend.”...more
This week in New York Diane Williams, Rebecca Curtis and Joshua Cohen read at The Bastille Day Soirée, Chuck Klosterman is back Eating Dinosaurs, Candance Bushnell embodies Carrie and takes us back to college, Christopher Finch tells us about Chuck Close’s Life, David Mitchell Reads, Soda Pop hosts a reading series, Williamsburg promotes Martial Arts, Crash Mansion begs us to black out for a $5 open bar, and The Kids are All Right....more