Robert Olmstead
Reviews // 3 Articles

Robert Olmstead's Korean War Novel, 'The Coldest Night', Succeeds on Many Levels
15 May 2013 // 6:05 PM

With a reserved, laconic style that relies heavily on simple declarative sentences and striking imagery, Olmstead's voice is at times reminiscent of fellow superstar Cormac McCarthy, although somewhat less bleak.

'Far Bright Star' Is a Hell of a Story By a Writer At the Top of His Game
19 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM

This is a terse, violent book wrung dry of all excess. It possesses a kind of stark, horrible beauty.

//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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