March 28, 2012
Day in Review
by Kevin Murphy
The Steins Collect: a retrospective of the Parisian avante-garde
Understanding the limits of comparison
Famous liberal actor quotes fictional CIA director
Alyosha, don’t despise me!
The British Library champions forgotten authors
Excuses from a mean book critic
The poetry and politics of Wislawa Szymborksa
Teju Cole’s debut novel, Open City
The Chicagoan claws its way back to life
Speaking with the editor of Ezra Pound’s New Selected Poems
John Leonard is a perilous writer to try to imitate
“When I got [Tolstoy’s Resurrection] back, I found a thin slice of salami in the book, with great oily stains on either side.”
Kevin Murphy is the digital media marketing manager of Melville House.