Poetry in Motion: Canadian Hockey Icon, or Experimental French Writer?

In our continuing unification of the sporting life with that of the bookish, bespectacled square, we bring you our initial foray into the wide world of hockey.  Anglo-Norman facial features of the ruggedly handsome were interchangeable between some of the NHL’s all-time greats and some of the most smarty-pants of intellectuals that 1960s France had to offer.  Do you think you have what it takes to tell who’s who simply from out of context photos of questionable origin?  Play along, […]

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Morning Bites: Camus the (almost) Jew, Marriage Plot movie, Lethem’s week, new Walkmen, and more

Scott Rudin bought the rights to Jeffrey Eugenides’ bestselling novel The Marriage Plot.  Remember back in the day (3 weeks ago) when HBO was buying every book that ever came out? Albert Camus: almost a Jew. Giancarlo DiTrapano (New York Tyrant) is interviewed at Dark Sky Magazine. Writer and organizer of literary events in Hudson, NY, Chloe Caldwell, is interviewed by Electric Literature. Jonathan Lethem’s book of essays, The Ecstasy of Influence, is reviewed. Lethem is visiting the People’s Library at Occupy […]

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