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Listening in the Darknew

Adam Johnson imagines life in North Korea.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  02-10-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

LA Punk Confidentialnew

Alice Bag's Violence Girl lights up a legendary scene.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  01-16-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Laurent Dubois discusses Haiti: The Aftershocks of Historynew

"A lot of what we see today is the result of recent history, the last 30, 40 years. It's not a kind of inexorable story that is how it had to happen from 1804. In the 19th century, Haiti was quite economically successful."
INDY Week  |  Jay O'Berski  |  01-11-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

The Truth About On The Roadnew

In his latest book, Gerald Nicosia has unlocked the dynamic of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, and not a moment too soon.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  01-02-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Photog Attempts to Sidestep Gun Advocacynew

"My art world friends really thought this project was misguided on my part," said New York-based photographer Lindsay McCrum. "But I think that if you have a curiosity about something, you should pursue it."
San Antonio Current  |  Scott Andrews  |  12-23-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

John Jeremiah Sullivan sees the world anew in Pulpheadnew

The essayist explores America through his generous lens
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Wyatt Williams  |  12-05-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Life as Adventurenew

Matt Walker posits that all lives can have meaning and purpose.
Tucson Weekly  |  Paul Wine  |  12-02-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Philip K. Dick's Exegesisnew

New book is a trip inside the mind of the acclaimed science-fiction novelist.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  11-23-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Penn Prof Asks: Why Aren't American Cities Burning?new

Income inequality between blacks and whites has been widening since 1973. Segregation is more severe. Since all data reveals that the inequality that motivated riots of the 1960s and early 1970s has only gotten worse, why then, Michael Katz wonders, has no one lit the match?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  11-23-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Sarah Schulman's Future Perfectnew

In The Mere Future, the New York author emerges as a unique voice in speculative fiction.
East Bay Express  |  Ellen Cushing  |  11-14-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Stephen Beachy, the Bone Collectornew

Digging for authorial voice in boneyard.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  11-07-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Pete Dexter Lets It Bleednew

Hard at work on his eighth novel, the Deadwood author still packs a punch.
Seattle Weekly  |  Ellis E. Conklin  |  10-27-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

El Paso Author Welcomes Your Criticismnew

The biggest threat to the literary arts, according to El Paso-born author Sergio Troncoso, is the “money culture in publishing.”
San Antonio Current  |  Roberto Ontiveros  |  10-19-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

What Henry Rollins Seesnew

The renaissance man adds "photojournalist" to his C.V.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  10-19-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

A talk with investigative journalist Arnold Mann about mold, environmental illness, and MCSnew

I was struck when I opened this book for the first time by how much San Antonio is in it. You really got into this story [of environmental illness] with this group of employees from the Southwest Airlines ticketing center.
San Antonio Current  |  Greg Harman  |  10-14-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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