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Brian Panowich's Glorious Bull Mountain Pays Homage to Southern Noir

Steven Petite | Posted 07.28.2015 | Books
Steven Petite

Bull Mountain is an emphatic win for the somewhat niche genre of Southern Noir, spliced with the poignancy of literary fiction that comes together to create one of the best multi-generational family sagas in years.

Author to Author: Hess and Brickhouse Interview Each Other

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 06.24.2015 | Books
Jamie Brickhouse

I sat down with author Scott Alexander Hess (The Butcher's Sons) to dialogue about fact versus fiction, how violence can be poetic, and what it really means to mine a truly dangerous literary landscape.

James Franco To Direct Cormac McCarthy Film

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

James Franco's now-legendary energy showed no sign of letting up as he announced plans to direct an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel 'Child of Go...

If All Books Were as Violent as Cormac McCarthy Books

Dave Astor | Posted 10.17.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Yup, it would be quite a literary world if all books contained as much mayhem as Cormac McCarthy novels.

James Franco Brings Another Poet to the Big Screen

John Lundberg | Posted 08.19.2011 | Books
John Lundberg

If you're familiar with Hart Crane's work, he might strike you as an odd choice for a biopic, as he's a notoriously difficult poet. And Franco is well aware of this.

10 Novels That Will Disturb Even The Coldest Of Hearts

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books

Jezebel-writer Anna North’s debut novel, America Pacifica, is out today. The story centers around an impoverished teenage girl who is struggling to ...

James Franco Buys Rights To Hollywood Novel 'Zeroville'

guardian.co.uk | Ian J Griffiths | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books

It looks like James Franco has been reading again, because he has bought the film rights to Zeroville, Steve Erickson's darkly comic novel about Holly...