Articles tagged sea of poppies

4 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Fiction

Feeling anxious? Here are 23 masterful works of fiction from 2008 that will either underscore your anxiety or help alleviate it through escape into the past and the land of make-believe.

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11 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

The book is drunk with words, phrases both rich with 19th-century sailor-speak and rushing over regional boundaries.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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