I am a freelance writer and teacher who lives in New York.
Thursday, April 10 2014
If you haven't yet read a Michelle Huneven novel, what are you waiting for?
Tuesday, March 25 2014
Have you ever wondered why biographer Blake Bailey has chosen to write at length about three notably disturbed men of letters?
Wednesday, March 19 2014
Lorrie Moore resists the current trend of publishing a story collection with a central theme or gimmick. Hers are simply the products of random bolts of inspiration.
Monday, February 17 2014
Robert Stone has set his terrific new novel at a fictional school called "Amesbury". But don't be fooled. The institution he indicts is Yale University.
Sunday, November 3 2013
Ben Dolnick is a young writer from, Brooklyn, and he is the real thing. His gift for metaphors deserves recognition. He writes with humor and intellectual rigor.
Wednesday, March 12 2014
Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?