A Night at the Book Prom: Notes on the NBA After Party

National Book Awards

Book prom was a lot of fun. At least, the Kobo–sponsored National Book Awards after-party felt eerily familiar in a particularly high school way: the inaccessible DJ spinning a lot of 90s R&B, the plates of pizza floating by, the palpable novelty of fancy dresses, tuxedos, and updo’s. It was clear that this was a […]

The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy

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I was 11 the year Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone came out; the boy-wizard and I started the series together at the same age. When it ended, I had gained at least three years on Potter as well as a fairly average complement of college-era vices that he and his compatriots seemed to lack. […]

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed, Author of Tiny Beautiful Things

Cheryl Strayed

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed, Author of Tiny Beautiful Things

A Memory of Adrienne Rich

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A Memory of Adrienne Rich

Happy Birthday Gabo: An Appreciation of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Happy Birthday Gabo: An Appreciation of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Preferring Protest: A Reading of “Bartleby” on Wall Street

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Preferring Protest: A Reading of “Bartleby” on Wall Street

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