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Tuesday, April 23 2013

An Awesome Guy!: An Interview with Dallas Clayton

Dallas Clayton once made a small little homemade book for his son. Then he put it online. Then, it became a worldwide smash. Heralded by celebrities, subject of a Google ad, and inspried by his son, PopMatters speaks to author Robert Alford about modern-day publishing, maintaining your center, and the importance of keeping your family close at all times.


Friday, May 13 2011

PEN World Voices Fest: What Went Wrong?: 30 April 2011 - New York

This out of the ordinary event brought together a high profile literary line-up to practice the art of storytelling for the sold-out crowd at Cooper Union’s Great Hall.


Thursday, April 7 2011

Always Look on the Grimm Side of Life

Murder, masochism, Satanism and nihilism: Parents, you might want to rethink substituting your kids' Twilight paperbacks for the classics.


Tuesday, April 28 2009

Baloney by Pascal Blanchet

Blanchet’s world is one of the marbled pinks and reds of high quality beef, the pale pinks of processed meats like hot dogs and, of course, baloney, but his words are like stale bread.


Friday, April 24 2009

Forever Young: Bob Dylan’s book for Jonah

Kirby Fields shies away from adding celeb-authored books to his brand new baby's library. Until he spies "Dylan" on one very important kid-lit spine.


Sunday, August 3 2008

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

An enlightening arabesque that confirms why Rushdie is Rushdie, and his belittlers far littler.


Wednesday, July 23 2008

Rushdie traces the roots of his latest award-winning tale


Thursday, May 8 2008

Then She Found Me

As cute and inoffensive and eventually uplifting as Then She Found Me may be, it is also a formulaic exercise.


Thursday, April 3 2008

The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen by ed. Maria Tatar

What a loose-limbed, witty, and even oddly post-modern writer Hans Christian Andersen was.


Thursday, November 8 2007

Salman Rushdie enjoys life of a celebrity author, not a target


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