It’s de Sola’s genuineness in portraying this tightrope act that is Frozen Charlotte ’s chief virtue. ...more
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Rumaan Alam discusses his new novel,
That Kind of Mother, the limits of the employer-employee relationship, and the grossness of heterosexual sex. ...more
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Allyson McCabe talks with Anthony DeCurtis, author and music journalist, about the art of the interview, his friendship with Lou Reed, and teaching in the digital age.
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Lou Reed, member of The Velvet Underground, wrote a poem, “O Delmore how I miss you,” to his college professor Delmore Schwartz in Poetry Magazine. “Reading Yeats and the bell had rung but the poem was not over you hadn’t finished reading—liquid rivulets sprang from your nose but still you would not stop reading. I […]
In September 2008, David Foster Wallace stepped out onto his patio and did what most of us occasionally imagine doing, but hopefully never go through with.
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