- June 12, 2009
- Diagnosis: The Spread of Viral Culture
Contemplating Bill Wasik’s tome on the Internet age, And Then There’s This.
- June 15, 2009
- I Smell a Story: Chandler Burr
In Hollywood shorthand—as Chandler Burr knows—you’d describe his first novel, as Reading Lolita in Tehran meets Curb Your Enthusiasm meets God Is Not Great.
- May 25, 2009
- What to Read This Summer
Reality rules, even on the beach.
- May 11, 2009
- Eric Bogosian, King of New York
Gangland clubs turned boutiques! Former drug supermarkets on Rivington! NYU dorms over burned-out disco dungeons! A meandering journey through modern-day New York, narrated by downtown fixture Eric Bogosian.
- May 11, 2009
- This Ain’t No Mudd Club
Eric Bogosian channels his creative crises into a new novel.
- April 28, 2009
- Is This Book Worth Getting?
A roundup of new Brooklyn-centered novels.
- May 4, 2009
- A Nonfiction Marriage
After the massage parlors, after the affair, after the scandalous book that nearly broke up his family, Gay Talese is writing a new opus—about his relationship with his wife.
- April 22, 2009
- Notes on a Scandalous Novel
Wallowing in Charlotte Roche’s bodily-fluid-obsessed Wetlands.
- March 23, 2009
- The Homeless Life and Times of Cadillac Man
Northern Queens’s most famous homeless person was making his thrice-weekly commute between his two homes.
- March 9, 2009
- Graphic Imagination
Alex Robinson is a classic New York funny-book fan.