Monday, September 24 2012
There are those who hate art, hate youth, and hate the poor. As the Occupy movement marks its one year anniversary, its protests have highlighted how a global recession is being used by to beat the creative dreams out of a betrayed generation.
Thursday, October 22 2009
When the author of a sitcom-styled novel about Mexican heritage cannot resist mentioning the modern-day carnage, then it's fair to assume that the murders have become a significant part of the national identity.
Wednesday, January 21 2004
Edith Grossman has delicately and lovingly translated the novel in a voice so fluid that had it been marketed to a broader audience, it would have, without a doubt, become a monster bestseller.