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Book Features Archive

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.

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