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Earlier this week, I noted that the confident scribes of Politico’s latest campaign e-book bungled a basic historical fact, namely that they included Gerald Ford’s squeaker of a primary win in 1976 in a list of GOP nominees who “were … Continue reading
Earlier this month, I interviewed Adam Wilson, whose debut novel Flatscreen was just released. I’ve now read the book and can report back. It’s good! I’m biased by knowing him, but I legitimately enjoyed it. Here’s what I wrote on … Continue reading
The big news in the literary world (especially, the NYC-centric version of it) these past few days seems to be that St. Marks Bookshop is having trouble with its rent and a petition (using MoveOn’s recently released SignOn tool!) has been started … Continue reading
Speaking of Robert Bingham, did you know that he unintentionally predicted the future? His collection of stories was published in 1997, but he wrote of seeing a cover band playing the music of a band that wasn’t even in embryonic … Continue reading
I found my way to Robert Bingham’s short story collection after noticing that he had been singled out for thanks by Sam Lipsyte in his Venus Drive acknowledgements. The name rung a bell, and I remembered that in the preface … Continue reading