V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe
Review by Randyn Charles Bartholomew
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe: A Novel
The long, weird title is only the first of many enjoyable quirks in this beguiling French satire.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
We can do it!
Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015
Peeking Through Keyholes
Review by Renée Chavez
Delicious mysteries and secrets abound in this rich tale of a 17th-century Amsterdam bride.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015
The Pause Is Gone
Kate Braverman on writers, readers and standardized America
By Mark Lopez
Cult author Kate Braverman brandishes a fierce outlook and strong opinions on everything from the primacy of Sylvia Plath to the lost art of reading.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
Texts from a Hilarious Mind
Review by Mike Smith
Texts From Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
A simple premise—literary characters and authors texting—leads to hilarious results.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror
By Ian Wolff
A bizarre, profane classic of Surrealism is resurrected in Ian Wolff’s Lit Oblivion.
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
A Long-Lost Field Guide for the Soul
Rediscover an ecstatic, mystic book of nature writing
By Nora Hickey
How a slender volume unearthed by Terry Tempest and Brooke Williams in a dusty bookstore became the antidote to “a poverty of the soul.”
V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
For the Love of Books
Authors get in your face for Indies First
By Ian Wolff
Authors hit the sales floor this Saturday to support some of your favorite independent bookstores.
V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
Reel It In …
Review by Mark Lopez
Characters shine in this novel about a small Italian town and the fishing, biking and music that drive its inhabitants.
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
From big names like Chuck Palahniuk and Gail Sheehy to local lore-lovers Ray John de Aragón and Benjamin Radford, Albuquerque’s the place to be for literary events this week.
Careful what you wish for
Lit adaptations featuring life’s delicious complexity hit the stage with The Monkey’s Paw and The Member of the Wedding.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
The Horse Race for Literature’s Top Prize
Place your bets now
By Randyn Charles Bartholomew [ Tue Oct 7 2014 1:15 PM ]
Think you know something about literature? Maybe you should put your money where your mouth is.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
The World Is Ending or Light Is Dying
Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic
By Erika T. Wurth
To become a bestselling fantasy novelist, Lev Grossman (who’s coming to Santa Fe) first had to realize what he wasn’t.
V.23 No.39 |
arts & lit
Poetic Peace Party: Happening promotes peace, sustainability
By August March [ Sat Sep 27 2014 3:09 PM ]
Today, poets, artists, performers and musicians in thousands of cities all over the globe celebrate the idea that we can live in peace, free from violence and political oppression, while moving productively toward the future. A local manifestation of a global event, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, happens tonight at Tortuga. Featured readers include Larry Goodell, Lisa Gill, Don McIver, Albino Carrillo, Carrie House, Susana Rinderle, Stephanie Galloway and John Scariano.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
We’re All a Bunch of Silly Billies
Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey
By Genevieve Mueller
A Load of Hooey
Don’t call him Saul: Bob Odenkirk has a lot to tell the world—and most of it’s pretty silly.
22nd Annual César Chávez Day Celebration at National Hispanic Cultural Center
Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.
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