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How I Wrote a Novel at Work

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.13.2014 | Books
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

I am leaving for lunch and will not return, I have a book signing this afternoon and it looks like we have a problem with the venue. See you on Monday!

Needs a Rewrite: Great Authors' First Draft Revisions

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.06.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

"Moby Dick" Herman Melville "Call me the whale guy a hansom cab Steve Ishmael." "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway "He was an old man ...

Trial Upon Trial

John Feffer | Posted 03.01.2014 | World
John Feffer

Anyone born in Prague later in the 20th century would also understand Kafka and The Trial all too well. Consider, for instance, the Slansky show trial that took place in Prague in 1952.

Kafka's America: Secret Courts, Secret Laws, and Total Surveillance

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

"Logic may indeed be unshakeable, but it cannot withstand a man who is determined to live. Where was the judge he had never seen? Where was the High C...

What Makes Rubens Great?

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Q: What makes Flemish painter, diplomat, and scholar Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) great? A: lots of things. Today, I'd like to compare two of his pai...

WATCH: Prague's Kafka International Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you hate flying, steer clear of Prague. Franz Kafka International Airport is the worst airport in the world, says The Onion News Network. The air...

Kafka Manuscripts: The Fight Over Kafka

Rodger Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rodger Kamenetz

Who does Kafka belong to? The court case in Israel over the past two years will eventually decide the proper ownership of certain manuscripts of Kafka's.