Articles tagged james atlas

31 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

The Lives of Others

There's a higher ratio of disposable schlock in the memoir than in other literary genres, but the best memoirs permit access to lives strange, twisted, wasted, brave, and glorious -- lives, in short, other than our own.

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My Life in the Middle Ages: A Survivor’s Tale by James Atlas

Atlas is at his best in the essays where he examines larger issues that resonate in his own life.

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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