Posts Tagged: Michael Powell

New Yorkers in Poets & Writers

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The March/April Poets & Writers has a couple of great pieces on some New Yorkers to make note of. An article on writer Sam Lipsyte, whose third novel, The Ask, is being published this month by FSG; and a conversation between novelists Porochista Khakpour and Danzy Senna on first novels, race, and the East-Coast West-Coast […]

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THE EYEBALL: The Thief of Baghdad

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The Eyeball is currently teaching creative writing in a decommissioned military base on the Olympic Peninsula, which means late-night DVD watching in the officers quarters. Last night I watched The Thief of Baghdad, a 1940 film directed by a hodgepodge of Brits: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, and Tim Whelan. From what I’ve gleaned from the […]

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