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Off the Shelves

Tales by H. P. Lovecraft, A Garden by the Sea by Leila Hadley, Hello to All That by John Falk, Campo Santo by W. G. Sebald

In Conversation

Thar She Blows Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians with Kate Trainor

Writer and publisher Dennis Loy Johnson is the creator of the literary weblog MobyLives.com and the founder of Melville House Books, which he launched with his wife, Valerie Merians, in 2002.


Commission member John Lehman pronounced New York City’s pre-9/11 emergency plan “not worthy of the Boy Scouts.”

In Conversation

Michael Cunningham with Philip Kaddish

The Rail’s Philip Kadish recently spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham in his office at Brooklyn College.


The Brooklyn Rail

APR 2005

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