March, 2007

What Are You Looking Forward to Reading This Spring?

by Marcela Valdes | Mar-17-2007

1) The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño (FSG): Roberto Bolaño may well be the most influential novelist to come out of Latin America in the past 30...read »

What are you looking forward to reading this spring?

by Steve Weinberg | Mar-16-2007

1.) Redbone: Money, Malice and Murder in Atlanta, Rod Stodghill, Amistad 2.) Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall and Catastrophic Legacy, Andrew Cockburn,...read »

Lawrence Weschler’s Eyes

by John Freeman | Mar-08-2007

Today's posts will cover Lawrence Weschler's "Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences," a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award for...read »

Kiran Desai: a Rootlessness which becomes Shelter

by Geeta Sharma Jensen | Mar-07-2007

Today's posts will focus on Kiran Desai's "The Inheritance of Loss," a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction.  She is...read »

W.D. Snodrass on the Difference between Sentiment and the Sentimental

by Art Winslow | Mar-06-2007

Today's posts will focus on W.D. Snodgrass's "Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems," a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Prize in...read »

Frederick Crews and the Power of Critical Thinking

by Oscar Villalon | Mar-05-2007

Today's posts will focus on Frederick Crews' "Follies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays," a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle award in...read »

Daniel C. Dennett’s “Breaking the Spell”

by Carlin Romano | Mar-04-2007

"Philosophy," goes a two-part gibe that Daniel C. Dennett drolly attributes to Anonymous, "is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers...read »

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