Sunday Stories: “Erasure”

Erasure by John Benditt Version 1: Purple and Gold I pick the gold hairs from my purple blanket, lifting, joining them into a strand, then dropping them in the braided wastebasket. Purple and gold. The royal colors. Gold threads on the purple cover of the Torah. We are People of the Book. The purple and gold of the University of Washington Huskies. From the sublime to the ridiculous. And every stop in between, all the way down the line to […]

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Vol.1 Brooklyn’s February 2015 Books Preview

February’s on us now, and the notable books due out this┬ámonth are a wide-ranging group. There’s surreal fiction, including the first new collection from Kelly Link in several years; memoirs by two key figures in New York City’s music scene; astute takes on politics and literature from a writer who’s called cities on three continents home; and much more.

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