English novelist and writer; author of The House of Sleep and Expo 58: A Novel
Unlike Coe’s other comedic novels, here the humor has a nostalgic feel, reminiscent of 1950s British films like Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes.
Oct. 23, 2014from Bookworm
Jonathan Coe, a young English writer, has the temperament of a dark, experimental, comic novelist, but he chooses to stay within certain acceptable conventions.
Mar. 19, 1998from Bookworm
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.
Apr. 17from Martini Shot
Just two days after the shocking fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the French government announced an international competition to redesign the spire.
Apr. 23from Design and Architecture
Pulling back the dark veil of the Satanic Panic of the 1980s.
Apr. 17from The Document
Edward Goldman talks about a variety of cultural and political programs at Los Angeles Museums challenging our perspectives concerning art, sex and politics.
Apr. 23from Art Talk
The first episode of the final season of 'Game of Thrones' premieres Sunday night. The massive cable hit has defined dramatic television for the better part of the last decade.
Apr. 9from Screengrab
It’s terrific fun, and none of the things that were threatening to turn DC Entertainment into the cinematic equivalent of a black hole.
Apr. 5from Film Reviews
The life of a poet is rich with meaning and beauty. But the financial life of a poet is decidedly less rich.
Apr. 18from The Organist
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp muses on the many art festivals—not fairs— blossoming in the desert
Apr. 11from Art Talk
Sudan has been involved in ongoing civil wars since 1983. The wars were about religion, culture and resources. By 2005, approximately two million civilians had died. Listen to the latest episode of Here Be Monsters.
Apr. 24from Here Be Monsters