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On the Culture Front: A Life in the Theatre, Revisiting the New Yorker Festival, and Redemption Song

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The discussions at the New Yorker Festival have become kind of legendary with events often selling out just minutes after they go on sale.

Trains, Planes, On The Street...

Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's time for another installment of Reading In Public! When someone takes a book into a public place, it's a big commitment. We have lots of things ...

Author Wells Tower Shares His Hatred of the Internet, His Love of Action Plots, and an Old Norse Recipe

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Born in Canada, raised in the South, and now living in the writer's paradise of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Wells Tower offers a fresh ear for dialogue and well-researched characters drawn from seemingly anywhere and any time.

Masters of Technique

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Coggins

As part of a project to raise money for chess schools and clubs, independent publisher Mongoose has just released an anthology of chess fiction entitled Masters of Technique.

Travels with Wells Tower, or Another Reason Why Magazines Should Hire More Fiction Writers

Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joshuah Bearman

Travel writing is mostly bad. It's partly the fault of the form. Sometimes, quality sneaks in. And every so often the glossies still let Paul Theroux into the works so as to keep their bonafides burnished.