e.m. forster

Here again E.M. Forster's mild mannered, ambivalent and often tortured thinking deserves to come to the fore. The classic liberal finds his or her views more threatened then ever in our current climate.
Writers gonna write, and readers gonna read -- no matter what distractions you throw at us.
All of us have been vastly empowered by modern communications technology - and this is a good thing. The question remains, however, whether we might somehow strive to find a better balance between too much connectedness and total silence.
Christopher Isherwood (1904-86) was an Anglo-American writer whose novels, memoirs, plays, and diaries span the 20th century, from his modernist beginnings in the late 1920s to his pathbreaking memoirs of the 1970s.
This week's episode features Johann, a South African man who grew up closeted and lonely until he discovered the gay community in a place he could never have imagined as a child: at a screening of Drag Race, hosted by Seattle performer Ben DeLaCreme.
{This was originally posted to The Screaming Pope, Francis Levy's blog of rants and reactions to contemporary politics, art
Yet, "generalizations are by definition wrong in Afghanistan," I was told by a colonel working at ISAF headquarters in my
he question of whether a politician reads at all is a good one, and should be asked and answered more often. But the question of which books a politician has loved throughout his or her lifetime must be asked and answered.
Regardless of whether you're booking your flight today or simply have a bad case of wanderlust; whether Italy is your dream
I've received a number of emails and comments lately, with various undertones of censure, stating that I only write good reviews. "Don't you have anything bad to say?" is the implied question.
Just because you got some wonderful TV coverage doesn't get you on the list of "Reviewers' favorites from 2010."
Rather, it's about courage and adventure, about taking stock and embracing life. It's about a personal journey and coming
Twitter was all atwitter about a recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece which argued that the increasingly difficult economics of the publishing business will soon lead to advertising in ebooks.
Of the three main characters in my novel-in-progress, there's still one I can't wrap my head around: the mother. Real characters make decisions. They change over the course of the story.
Donald Windham, a novelist and memoirist who left vivid pictures of literary life in New York, both fictional and factual