Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Sean Ferrell

Sean Ferrell’s novel, Numb, will be published by Harper Perennial in 2010. He can be found online at


Tuesday, May 4 2010

Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

How does this happen? How does a novel with such grand premise fail so miserably?

Tuesday, March 30 2010

Stitches by David Small

This isn't a book about rising from the ashes, it's the story of recognizing that rising is possible, but more likely a dream, and that walking on the ashes is far more likely.

Sunday, March 7 2010

The Prisoner by Thomas M. Disch

Thomas M. Disch entertains, philosophizes about identity, memory and free will, and provides a sci-fi tale that is no longer sci-fi because the world has caught up.

Monday, November 30 2009

The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History by John Ortved

The Simpsons may be so big, so ever-present, so referenced and referential that to try and swallow it in one book is doomed to failure.

Sunday, November 15 2009

Running Away by Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Toussaint dives deep into how we stretch ourselves thin between places in our attempt to be with one another.

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