March 28, 2012

Day in Review


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.