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Zazen or Ah Zen?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

There's an argument to be made that if everyone were mindful and lived in the moment, that little art would be produced. Is Waiting for Godot or Madame Bovary about living in the moment? It's certainly unlikely that Flaubert did.

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been too long since we've shared with you the pulse of the people. It's a little segment we like to call Reading In Public! Here's how it works:...

Why Is Emma Bovary So Misunderstood?

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of minimalist short stories, Davis would seem an unlikely match for Flaubert, with his love of metaphor and obsession with detail. In compa...

Influences: Angelic and Demonic

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Barbara Probst Solomon

Salinger gave my generation a permission to write about our lives, our very ordinary adolescent times. He gave us our voice, our right to be serious in our own postwar, perhaps over-privileged, tones.