Afternoon Bites: Dennis Cooper, Maureen Johnson, Amelia Gray, and more

“I don’t think I restrain myself from judgment, though. In fact, I’m wary of writers who claim to do so, people who say “I just tell the story.” Nobody “just” tells a story. Every comma is judgment.” Jeff Sharlet, interviewed at Harper’s. Maureen Johnson, author of many an acclaimed young adult novel, reviews the film Young Adult. Renee Zambo interviews Amelia Gray, at Necessary Fiction. More smart folks talking about the books that they like: Dennis Cooper does the “Year in Reading” thing at […]

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