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Happy Graduation! Ten Books That Could Change Your Graduating Senior (and Their World)

Ru Freeman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Ru Freeman

This is the book you place on top of those other nine-ish books you just bought or ordered. It is the book that communicates that you are a savvy aunt/uncle/grandparent/neighbor/parent.

Interview With Critically Acclaimed Author, Alan Kaufman

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Lisa Chau

Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.


Posted 04.25.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez He’s one of the most popular icons on Twitter and now, Robert Gomez Bolanos has officially been hacked! Last week, several...

Sundance Diary - Day Two - Touchy Feely, Austenland and The Future

John Lopez | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

The movie gods smiled on us coastal transplants Saturday as a clear, sun-kissed day kept the temperatures a respectable shiver away from abominable. It actually made it bearable to catch up with friends. But at the heart of it all: movies.

The Empire's Pretentious New Clothes

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Rick Ayers

What passes for profound in the dominant culture, the despair and demoralization of the privileged who are seeing it all slip away, is, I suppose, something that should make us sad.

Why Do Novelists Hate Being Interviewed? | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"I Don't Want to Talk About It." That was on the card Don DeLillo handed me in Athens after I crossed seven time zones to interview him back in 1979. ...

Sacrifice of the Innocents: Drugs, Money and Murder in Mexico

Amanda Feilding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amanda Feilding

When drugs are illegal there are vast profits to be made in their production, transport and sale. In areas of Mexico with high levels of unemployment and drug addiction there is an unbounded supply of labour for the cartels.

Most Anticipated Summer Reading 2010

The Millions | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

2010 has already been a strong year for fiction lovers, with new novels by the likes of Joshua Ferris, Don DeLillo, Ian McEwan, Lionel Shriver, Jennif...

Book Reviews Headed For Extinction?

The Nation | John Palattella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I'd like to talk about a meltdown, one that's occurring not on Wall Street but Grub Street, that storied realm of writers, booksellers, bohemians and ...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you miss any of the weekend's book reviews in your superbowl fervor? Catch up on them here in your weekly book review roundup. "Monsieur Pain," R...

Books To Look Forward To In 2010: The Millions' Preview | C. Max Magee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's something for every lover of fiction coming in 2010, but, oddly enough, the dominant theme may be posthumous publication. Roberto Bolaño's re...