Posts Tagged ‘Ernest Hemingway’

ToDo ToDay: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Sun Kil Moon, and a Hemingway Birthday Celebration

Is it the only book in history to get high marks from your aunt’s suburban book club, your 13-year-old neighbor, and your English-major friend who finds Jonathan Franzen prosaic? Yes, probably. And in 2012, Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was translated into a similarly appealing theatrical production at London’s National Theatre. [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Freedom: A Novel, by Jonathan Franzen.
A heretofore unknown, unhyped author who has no history with Oprah Winfrey, no coverage in the New York Times Book Review or Time, and who never has written throwaway book of essays to tide readers over for the [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Sarah Palin Has A TV Show’ Edition

*TLC announces it has acquired the rights to air a new travel series called "Sarah Palin's Alaska," which showcases the former governor's view of the state. I can only assume it'll be multiple shots of Russia from her front door.
*GLAAD calls for the Tribeca Film Festival to remove the film Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives from [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: Mocking Malcolm Gladwell

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Morning, y'all! Roundup's a little late today, as your pep pep had a helluva night. Top of the news pile: the Book World podcast is in trouble! Daniel Radcliffe fulfills early 2000s-era MAD magazine prophecy by morphing into Harry Pothead! Somebody get Mike Phelps [...]