In a sea of perplexing novels and short stories that seek to highlight the good in bad characters, Ottessa Moshfegh‘s work rises above it all with murky water dripping from its edges, forgoing the good altogether to reveal the worst in everyone. The Los Angeles-via-Boston writer prides herself on writing with a sense of unstable […]
A conversation with Berklee English prof Mark Polanzak about his new sorta memoir As journalists at DigBoston, it’s hard for us to worship genre-benders who take liberties in weaving fiction into nonfiction and memoir. But while phonies like Ben Mezrich patch together micro lies with fantasy and package slop as real talk, Berklee College […]
Comedian, actor, and all around entertainment icon Michael Ian Black talks about everything from celebrity expectations to Connecticut egos before reading from his new book, Navel Gazing, at Brookline Booksmith.
Titled What Happened Here: Year One at Papercuts J.P., the book will be published through the crowdsourced publishing company Inkshares.
Of course, to anyone familiar with Scialabba’s journalism, this is far less perilous a career move than your average retiree deciding to blog about lawncare maintenance in the winter of their professional life.
Books + music + beach = your summer reading roster
If WF&S is a success, Jarboe intends to plan many more events in the future that will bring together like-minded people in a safe and inclusive space.
Q+A and signing for McCloud’s latest graphic novel The Sculptor
“It turns out that I’m super-regimented in the face of a serious deadline like this one, even though the hysteria and panic linger close to the surface.”
Part of a draft of The Pale King was written in a notebook with a character from the animated TV series Rugrats on the cover, another in one featuring a photo of kittens.