Posts Tagged: Stefan Merrill Block

Notable NYC: 3/10–3/16

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 1/20–1/26

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 1/13–1/19

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Lost Language Explored

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The literature of Alzheimer’s is a cavern unexplored, but Stefan Merrill Block does his best for the New Yorker: Nearly every novel I’ve read that attempts to depict the internal experience of Alzheimer’s also attempts to fit the disease’s retrogenic symptoms to one sort of sentimental trope: a reckoning with a repressed or unacknowledged truth […]

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Notable New York, This Week 1/25 – 1/31

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This week in New York Lydia Davis and Richard Howard read, John Wray, Heidi Julavits and Sarah Manguso discuss ebooks at Melville House, Of Montreal and Damon & Naomi perform, Lapham’s Quarterly celebrates the launch of its Religion Issue, artists recreate the filmography of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest character James Incandenza, and Selected Shorts […]

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