Melissa Broder’s collection of poetry, When You Say One Thing But Mean Your Mother is reviewed at Bomb. Not to devalue the work of Ms. Broder, but I’d honestly buy this book simply for the cover.
Essays are great. The talented Rebecca Solnit (above) discusses “elite panic,” among other things, in an an interview at BOMB Magazine. “Zadie Smith on the rise of the essay.“ The kind of wishy-washy title of Bob Thompson’s piece in The American Scholar, “Writing About Writers,” does not give it due justice. Please read. Lit. Thinking of gifting a newfangled, bougey little reading device called the Nook? Well, you’re outta luck. Yep, you may have to settle for the Kindle, which […]