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February 2010

The Catcher in the Rye: The Greatest Book of Its Time

The late J. D. Salinger's masterpiece has long been the spark of debate, but in the high school classroom it still might be the best book of its kind.


Always Know; Monk Always

Conspicuously absent from PM’s list of the best nonfiction for 2009 is Robin D. G. Kelly’s comprehensive biography of the high priest of bop, Thelonious Sphere Monk.


Analyzing Oscar’s Best Adaptations

As you have no doubt heard, the Academy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday. For the benefit of film-loving book geeks I have put down


Twitterature

Twitterature:  The World’s Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less is really funny. If you don’t think about it too much. Twitterature


Matilda: Revisiting an Old Friend

Over the weekend I was chatting with two friends over an evening cup of tea when I spotted a copy of Roald Dahl’s classic


Seasonal Reads

Some people have summer and winter shoes; some people have seasonal homes or drinks. I have seasonal books. Some books are simply best in the


January 2010

I’m Comfortable Being a Cliché (J.D. Salinger and Howard Zinn R.I.P.)

I’m comfortable being a cliché. It suits me. I realize I’m one of a zillion dumb hipster-types living in Brooklyn, blogging about ultimately


Rosoff’s How I Live Now

Before the holiday crush of travel and gift giving, and possibly as a respite from the preceding crush of academic obligations and end-of-term gatherings, I


Holiday book buying: a reflection

The holidays have come and gone. Any successful strategies for purchasing last minute gifts for literate loved ones?


Genre Wars: Fiction Vs. Memoir

Ben Yagoda’s book, Memoir: A History, is a fun romp through centuries of autobiography and memoir. Starting in the fifth century with The Confessions


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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

// Notes from the Road

"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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