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Molly O'Brien
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Molly O’Brien is a writer living in New York City. She has written for This Recording, Thought Catalog, The Collagist, Prefix mag and more. She blogs at Contact her at mollymaryobrien[at]gmail[dot]com.


Sunday, August 4 2013

Marty Beckerman Talks About Love in the Time of JNCO Pants

Marty Beckerman talks about his hilarious new novella, '90s Island, the "infantilizing" nature of nostalgia, and why the truly cool people never got frosted tips.


Tuesday, June 11 2013

Patricia Volk's Shocked' Is a Memoir, All Dressed Up

Three lives—a mother, a daughter, and a fashion designer—in exquisite miniature.

Monday, June 10 2013

Sex, Drugs and Bleakness In Tao Lin's 'Taipei'

A Taiwan McDonalds, an Ohio mansion, a Brooklyn bookstore, and a pit of existential despair: Lin's third novel will certainly take you places.

Monday, April 15 2013

'Smart Casual' Tells You What Happened to Your Maitre D'

Documenting the sea change in fine dining from hidden kitchens and floral arrangements to celebrity chefs and free range everything: we've come a long way, baby.

Thursday, February 21 2013

Marc Spitz's 'Poseur' Is a Portrait, Masterly and Self-Contained

Lower East Side grit, heroin highs, emails with Courtney Love: former Spin writer Marc Spitz has written a hell of a rock memoir.

Wednesday, February 13 2013

'Total Frat Move' Updates Animal House in a Depressing Way

Pride, honor, and eating a Marlboro cigarette sandwich: this fictionalized account of fraternity life is somehow too grotesque to be shocking.

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