Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

A Book I’d Read: MFA vs. NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction

in which the author discusses a book he'd read, if time permitted.
Title: MFA vs. NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction
Editor: Chad Harbach, n+1 editor and novelist
Notable contributors: Dead genius and writing professor David Foster Wallace; living genius and writing professor George Saunders
The Vibe: Professorial
What It Is: A book-length version of Harbach's controversial n+1 essay, [...]

Questioning Jules Feiffer’s Little Murders at American Century

City Paper readers know that I'm not a theater critic, but Jules Feiffer is a cartoonist from way back, long before he became a playwright. The American Century Theater has revived Little Murders, his 1967 play about the decline of New York City and individual morals. The dark comedy centers on a family, their [...]

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