Went to: “On the Well-Tempered Sentence” at The Center for Fiction

Posted by Tobias Carroll The Center for Fiction, located on East 47th Street, is a modest eight-story building with a small bookstore in the front and event spaces, book collections, and writing rooms on ascending floors. I was there on this particular night to attend an event titled On the Well-Tempered Sentence, assembled by John Madera (the writer and critic behind, among other projects, Big Other). Madera hosted, providing lengthy introductions of each of the four panelists that also served […]

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Good Links to Wake up to: Superchunk on NPR, Lorie Moore at NYer Festival, Celebrity Chekov and More

At NPR:¬† Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan at Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. At The Rumpus: Elissa Bassist took some notes on Lorie Moore speaking at the New Yorker Festival. At The New York Times: Wishing Flaubert was still alive to read the Lydia Davis translation of Madame Bovary. At Big Other: Pretty psyched about the Wednesday event at the Center for Fiction. At Speakeasy: Ben Greenman gives us some Celebrity Chekov. Alex Ross calls The Social Network “mesmerizing”

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