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February 2010

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


Peter Phelps and Sex Without Madonna

Was really hoping I’d get an explanation for that title. Alas, I did not. If I think about it, I figure it’s just


Bob Dylan Revisited: Wallpaper Art

Cultural historians have given Bob Dylan his fair share of credit for significant contributions to popular music. Dylan’s reinventions of American folk, blues, and


December 2009

Impressed by Middlesex

Recently I finished reading Jeffrey Eugenides’ stupendous 2002 novel, Middlesex. The book had been flying on my literary radar at a low level for several years,


The Best American Travel Writing 2009

If Jason Wilson’s foreword and Simon Winchester’s introduction to this fine collection of essays don’t hook you, well, you’re probably more


Poe for sale

What would you pay for an original work of Edgar Allan Poe? How about a first edition of his very first book? Would you care


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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