//Reviews
//Features
An Unmerciful Consideration of Anne Lamott's Book on Mercy

An Unmerciful Consideration of Anne Lamott's Book on Mercy

By Megan Volpert

23 May 2017 // 3:00 AM

The profession of teaching has taught me that Lamott’s view of merciful action is impractical and improper. ...

READ more

On Norman Mailer, Jack Henry Abbott, and the Legacy of Going Too Deep Into the Belly of the Beast

By Christopher John Stephens

19 May 2017 // 2:00 AM

How Norman Mailer, while preparing 1979's The Executioner's Song, collaborated with Jack Henry Abbott and opened doors that should have remained shut....

READ more
//News

Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

Read All About It: Print Might Be on the Rise But Book Sale Figures Are Incomplete>

//Mixed media