author, 'Night Soul and Other Stories'
American novelist, short story writer, and essayist
Feb. 3, 2011
Relationships and marriage, violence and loss, houses and homes are the deeply conventional subjects that occupy this unconventional novel.
Sep. 4, 2003
Rhythm Planet presents a short list of books that make for terrific holiday gifts for the music lover in your life.
from Music News
This week’s picks include an artist who melds tradition, craft, and pop culture to create inclusive and uplifting messages; artworks that start on iPhones and end up large scale; and a…
from Arts & Culture Stories
Abigail Disney’s father Roy was Walt's nephew. For her, being a Disney came with so much baggage that she almost ditched the name altogether.
from The Business
George C. Wolfe on power dynamics in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’
from The Treatment
Jolly Old St. Nick is still coming to town this pandemic Christmas — straight to living rooms via Zoom, Skype, etc.
from Greater LA
We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Historian Jon Wiener, who wrote “Conspiracy in the Streets” on the subject of the Netflix film, sets the record straight on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence.”
from Scheer Intelligence
Those who read to write will want to hear Eileen Myles talk about “For Now,” which is part of the "Why I Write" series from Yale University Press.
Jen Craig discusses writing “Panthers and the Museum of Fire,” a short and expansive book that feels immense, rich and complex.