John O’Hara
Reviews // 2 Articles

These Vagabond Blues: 'John O'Hara's The New York Stories'
11 Oct 2013 // 1:05 AM

The new Penguin edition of John O'Hara's short stories set in New York City is a treasure for any O'Hara fan. They show the master at his best--salty, cynical and at times, disarmingly sentimental.

The Savage Grace in John O'Hara's Classic, 'Appointment in Samarra'
18 Jul 2013 // 5:30 PM

This new edition of John O'Hara's 1934 novel, with its brilliant introduction by Charles McGrath, gives us a fresh look at an American masterpiece about a majestic and devastating downfall.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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