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Entries by David Finkle from 10/2012

Easy Reader: Salman Rushdie's Joseph Anton a Hitman-Target Hit

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Books

Although I've been reading and reviewing books for several decades, not until Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, have I realized how some part of me continues to look at books through callow eyes, to assess them naively.

First Nighter: The Crazy Coqs, London's New Nitery, Opens Hot With Clive Rowe

| Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

What is/are The Crazy Coqs? They is a new cabaret room, and in these parlous times when it's more usually reported that an intimate boite is shuttering, the fact that one has opened is a cause for celebration.

First Nighter: Who's Afraid of Albee's Virginia Woolf 50 Years On?

| Posted 10.26.2012 | Arts

Will everyone who saw the original production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? please raise his or her hand? Just what I expected: Not that many hand-raisers left to acknowledge their presence at an historic theater event.