Jon Morris
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A product of the much-maligned American public education system, Jon Morris holds a Ph.D. in Translation Studies/Comparative Literature. His interests include Existential Philosophy and Pessimism, Post-punk and Electronica. He teaches in upstate NY.

Reviews // 19 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

James Wood on Why Fiction and Criticism Matter | 27 Apr 2015 // 1:00 AM

James Wood is exactly the sort of champion of belles lettres we need, and this collection is proof of it.

Per Petterson's Tales of Innocence and Experience | 8 Apr 2015 // 1:00 AM

Petterson's closely-knit stories sadly and beautifully reveal the passage from boyish innocence to "manhood", and show us what it means to be a man.


Facing It: Living with Disfigurement in Marc Dugain's 'The Officer's Ward' | 18 Jun 2013 // 4:00 AM

Marc Dugain's novella about a soldier wounded in WWI has probably never been more relevant than now.

A Painful Pleasure: Peter Trachtenberg's 'The Book of Calamities' | 14 Jun 2013 // 3:00 AM

Sometimes the value of a book is far more than the price of the book.

//Mixed media

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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