Hollywood has probably already bought the rights to Shooting War, by Anthony Lappé and Dan Goldman. After all, the book made one leap already, from free web-comic to hard-bound graphic novel.
Lucy Clarks family could only exist on the page. Her mother, Isifrid, is a Viking-obsessed crack addict.
Felicia C. Sullivan has spent her life groping for the words and images to purge the imprint of her childhood.
If judged only by its synopsis, Nina Siegals debut novel, A Little Trouble with the Facts, would be quickly categorized as a neo-noir, a rehash of mystery/suspense structure contemporized by a slew of modern landscapes and references.
Yannick Murphy has said that great prose should give readers a sense that they are going somewhere and that it could be somewhere dangerous.
As children, some of us collected polished stones, troll dolls, and Pogs. Weve now graduated to credit cards, broken iPods, and, sure, coins.
Words are my life the 1930s Objectivist poet Louis Zukofsky once confided, the poets form is never an imposition of history, but the desirability of making order out of history as it is felt and conceived.
Grace Paleys poems read nicely as first thoughts, as impressions in a journal, a pause on an afternoon stroll.
Poet in New York
Federico Garcia Lorca, Pablo Medina and Mark Statman, trans.
(Grove Press, 2008) Heart Stoner Bingo
(Straw Gate Books, 2007) The Greener Meadow
(Princeton University Press, 2007)
The Book of Other People
Zadie Smith, ed.
(Penguin, 2007) Travels in the Scriptorium
(Picador, 2007) Salvage
Jane F. Kotapish
(MacAdam/Cage, 2007) Now You See Him
(William Morrow, 2008)