Wednesday, January 15 2003
From an intellectual property standpoint, creativity is seen more and more as a force of constant innovation.
Precious little has been said about the individuals who drive this industry: the customers.
He's missing a hell of a lot because the water is rushing around him faster than he can drink.
Monday, December 23 2002
I have mixed feelings about Dave Eggers. I stay up at night thinking about it.
Many of the photos are reminiscent of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) Federal Arts Project from 1936-1942.
Stephanie Spinner's 'Quiver' is not just a good book for young readers, it's a stepping stone to Greek mythology.
The works of James Jones should be required reading in time of impending war.
Indian fiction, long confined to the coffee tables of Indian expatriates, has now entered mainstream publishing in an understated, but determined manner.
Wednesday, December 11 2002
The collection of faux scholarly reviews at times even references itself.
The most successful amongst them possessed 'Face'.
The Mary of Schoemperlen's imagination is a considerate houseguest, a witty conversationalist, an avid reader, a breaker of diet resolutions, a shrewd shopper, and a congenial companion.
By the time Clinton arrived, Nader was a has-been.
Sometimes life is less interesting than fiction, even that of a star-screwing supermodel.
A Love Supreme was recorded the same way it was composed, and was composed the same way it was conceived: quickly, in the moment's inspiration.
Things that seem 'lighter than air' can carry secretly within them vast potential weights of human suffering and catastrophe.
... it's terribly difficult to fully realize and comprehend the awe that was Garbo.
Hart is a poet of consistent themes, whose work becomes (in this arrangement) structured around a systematic and co-ordinated series of repetitions.
With more than sixty books to her credit, the eagerly anticipated thriller, The Crush is a welcome addition to the Brown canon of classics.
Wednesday, December 4 2002
Gao himself is a firm believer that word embellishments will not substitute for the truth.
There's depth and a taste that can only be attributed to a well-cultured insight refined within the headiest caskets.