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The Eclipse Viewer Episode 10: The Delirious Fictions of William Klein

David and Trevor are back with Eclipse Viewer 10: The Delirious Fictions of William Klein. Read the full post and get the link to the podcast.

By | January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Eclipse Viewer|Tags: |0 Comments

Antonya Nelson: “First Husband”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Antonya Nelson’s “First Husband” was originally published in the January 6, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Click for a larger image. Trevor On December 31, my host blacked out, so I didn't have a chance to provide my response to this story before the [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|Categories: Antonya Nelson, New Yorker Fiction|15 Comments

Best New Yorker Stories of 2013

Between the two of us (and Betsy is nearly 100%), Betsy and I read and posted thoughts on every New Yorker story this year. Here are our six favorites. You'll notice Betsy and I diverge quite a bit (and though I didn't post on each of her favorites, I have read them all). How on earth, I say, did Betsy [...]

By | December 28th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Favorite Reads of 2013

I usually post this before Christmas -- just in case people want to use it to make their Christmas lists. But this year, with children growing up and making things around Christmas even busier, I didn't get it done. But now you can use this list to make New Year's Resolutions. Below are my ten favorite reads from 2013, listed in the [...]

By | December 27th, 2013|Categories: Book Lists|2 Comments

2013 Gift Guide Part II

It's getting closer to Christmas, and these are some more items I'd recommend for you and yours. I'm afraid I didn't have time to go through and write-up thoughts on each, but I find them all exciting. 1. Postertext Wall Art This team of bibliophiles have created dozens of pieces of wall art out of text -- that is, the [...]

By | December 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rebecca Curtis: “The Christmas Miracle”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Rebecca Curtis’s “The Christmas Miracle” was originally published in the December 23 & 30, 2013 issue of The New Yorker. Click for a larger image. Betsy “The Christmas Miracle,” by Rebecca Curtis, is not for the squeamish. [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|Categories: New Yorker Fiction, Rebecca Curtis|18 Comments
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