The Book Report: Rick Moody

"A book is 'great' or canonical, for me, in proportion to the way it rethinks the conventions of form. This might imply that the canon for me is always… More

Inappropriate Appropriation

RICK MOODY: I think the pressing question of the PEN World Voices Festival is “Why, exactly, are we bothering?” The United States of America has become a culture that… More

The Subtleties of Violence

As in the movies, there are in literature certain kinds of violence that themselves seem to do harm, that seem be acts of violence committed upon the reader as… More

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