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The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable
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If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome. Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow. Many people
Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble's Sing Me Home album cover
Sing Me Home: Chats with Yo-Yo Ma, Max Jury and Imagine Dragons' Wayne Sermon, Plus Valerio Piccolo, Matt Hatt/Edda Glass, Shannon LaBrie and Dyan Exclusives
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Jonathan Lethem On 'Lucky Alan,' Sea World And Sci-Fi
On how social progress changes how we view the classics: He also credited other fictional examples of this archetype that
CULTURE & ARTS
First Nighter: 'Sex With Strangers' Is Sexy With Straining
Writer, Drama Critic
Since Laura Eason calls her tense romantic comedy Sex With Strangers, audiences can be forgiven for jumping to the correct conclusion that these strangers -- they're both writers -- won't waste too much time before having torrid sex with each other.
Restoration comedy named characters after their personality traits (Horner, Wishfort, Flutter are central characters in classics
Fridays at Enrico's
, Don Carpenter's No-Longer-Lost Last Book
Critically acclaimed novelist and writer of books of personal ...
And so we are given, as lucky surprise, something no one thought to even wish for, as this is the great book of what it might have been when the West Coast's writing scene coalesced as something unto its own self in all its driving, original, dynamic and even belligerent childishness.
: An Interview with Jonathan Lethem
Associate Professor of Contemporary American Literature, Centr...
I had known, of course, about the influence of Philip Roth on Lethem, but I had not considered until recently the influence of Ralph Ellison's 1952 masterpiece,
Crimes of Passion
Allison K Hill
President & CEO, Vroman's Bookstore and Book Soup
My teen years are a blur of loitering and prowling, in libraries, bookstores, and books themselves. And there may have been some trespassing along the way. (The statute of limitations hasn't expired though, so I'll leave it at that.)
How A Podiatrist Sign Became A Literary Icon
F. Scott Fitzgerald's generation had its green light at the end of the dock in "The Great Gatsby," that symbol of unattainable
Jonathan Lethem, Brooklyn Ex-Pat, Feels Right At Home In LA
Brooklyn Jonathan is acclimating well to his life as LA Jonathan. "I do love New York, but it's also unbearable to me in
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Jonathan Lethem And Other Notable Hometown Departures
Brooklyn scribe Jonathan Lethem, who earlier this week announced he is moving to California to become the Roy Edward Disney
Jonathan Lethem, Brooklyn Novelist, Moving To California
The author of "Motherless Brooklyn" and "Fortress of Solitude," who found inspiration in the Boerum Hill neighborhood where
Coolest Type Designs On A Book Cover
Books offer graphic designers, illustrators and typographers a great way to expand their portfolios. There are endless possibilities
The Atlantic: Are New York Times Book Reviewers Biased Toward Writers Who Are "White And Male And Live In Brooklyn"?
Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner, two writers whose work is often referred to as "chick lit," have been tweeting and commenting
Patti Smith To Artists: Don't Come To New York
Musician and author Patti Smith had some sound advice for fledgling artists thinking of moving to New York: don't. According
The Bookseller Who Became an Author and Who Once Had Been the Biggest Little film Star in the World
arts & entertainment writer / pop culture archeologist
For more years than I care to admit, I had worked as a bookseller in the San Francisco Bay Area. And during my tenure as an events coordinator, I had the chance to meet a couple of acclaimed authors who had also once worked as a bookseller.
Book Review Roundup
What's not to like [about web 2.0]? Plenty, says Lanier, who is no Luddite but a legendary Silicon Valley veteran who invented
Dancing With My Shelf: A Case For Book Soundtracks
As it turns out, authors have been playing around with this direct intersection of music and literature for quite some time.
Paper Tigers with Real Fangs: Jonathan Lethem's
Gorin is a young writer currently residing in Brooklyn
Last Friday night, Brooklyn born novelist Jonathan Lethem concluded a citywide marathon reading of his new
with an impressive, nine-hour performance at Bookcourt.
The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2009
After so many years, and so many lists, you might think the task of choosing the 10 Best Books would get easier. If only
The New York Times' Best Books Of 2009
The Book Review has made these selections from books reviewed since Dec. 7, 2008, when we published our previous Notables
Miami Book Fair Going Strong This Week
The afterparties are nil and the fashions are more along the lines of smoking jacket than neon-green-laced-with-puke jacket
Slow Sell, or, Why Professors Matter
Professor of English, Yale University
The slow sell can't be done pre-publication. It requires -- wait for it --
. My last week's reading is a case in point: I read David Mitchell's
Black Swan Green
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