Michael Brown to Start Emergency Planning Consulting BusinessYes, I’m a fiction writer, but no, I didn’t make this up. I mean, this is way too out there to be a convincing fiction. I’ve been trying to find something to compare this to. It ain’t easy, but here’s a try. Former FEMA director Michael Brown starting […]
Read Ron Silliman on Aaron Shurin’s new collection of poems,
In what novel of Eastern European origin does the narrator find inspiration in an old book shelved in a friend’s house, a book which conjures the likes of Johnny St. Cyr, Tixie Smith, Bud Freeman, and Bix Beiderbecke?
Here’s Lauren Baratz-Logsted on a book that’s been causing quite a stir on planet Earth lately: The Planets, Dava Sobel. Whence Dava Sobelâ€™s obsession with the planets? Whence mine? OK, I canâ€™t speak for her, but I know where mine comes from: it comes from the fact that, last holiday season, my daughter and I […]
Today Kevin Smokler & I will be at Book Passage to talk about Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times. I’ll also be reading a little something. It’s at 1:00, which means you’ll have time to grab a sandwich at the little in-store cafe or sip a latte in the sun at one of the out-door […]