British writer and literary translator
British writer and literary translator; member of the Oulipo group
Jun. 4, 2009from Bookworm
Black Tulsans record a rap album in a house that once belonged to a famous Klansman.
Jun. 24from Here Be Monsters
"Babyteeth" is a debut feature from Australia, and what a debut: Shannon Murphy, who's never done a full-length film before, directed from a screenplay by Rita Kalnejais.
Jun. 19from Film Reviews
Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,” is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.
Jul. 2from Bookworm
What if, out of nowhere, you started hearing a low-frequency rumble, like a truck idling right outside your home, in the middle of the night, every night for weeks and months on end --…
Jul. 14from Nocturne
History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.
Jul. 9from Bookworm
Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.
Jun. 26from Freeform
David France’s new HBO documentary, “Welcome to Chechnya” looks at the ongoing campaign to eradicate gay people in the Chechen Republic.
Jul. 3from The Business
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the new documentary “The Ghost of Peter Sellers,” director Peter Medak revisits the nightmarish production of his 1974 film, “Ghost in the Noonday Sun.”
Jul. 11from The Business