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V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015

Book Review

The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe

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
“Stimulator (Red)” by Lea Anderson, part of Interchange at Harwood Art Center
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Culture Shock

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

Book Review

Peeking Through Keyholes

The Miniaturist

Delicious mysteries and secrets abound in this rich tale of a 17th-century Amsterdam bride.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

Arts Feature

The Pause Is Gone

Kate Braverman on writers, readers and standardized America

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.
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V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015

Book Review

Texts from a Hilarious Mind

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
From a 1927 edition illustrated by Frans De Geetere.

Lit Oblivion

Cruel Songs

Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror

A bizarre, profane classic of Surrealism is resurrected in Ian Wolff’s Lit Oblivion.
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014

Arts Feature

A Long-Lost Field Guide for the Soul

Rediscover an ecstatic, mystic book of nature writing

How a slender volume unearthed by Terry Tempest and Brooke Williams in a dusty bookstore became the antidote to “a poverty of the soul.”
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V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
Sherman Alexie hopes you’ll HEAD to your local independent bookstore this Saturday.

Arts Feature

For the Love of Books

Authors get in your face for Indies First

Authors hit the sales floor this Saturday to support some of your favorite independent bookstores.
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V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014

Book Review

Reel It In …

Live Bait

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
Beautiful You

Get Lit

Beautiful provocateur

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.
Free wishes? What could go wrong?
Caroline Graham

Stage Whispers

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

Books

The Horse Race for Literature’s Top Prize

Place your bets now

Think you know something about literature? Maybe you should put your money where your mouth is.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
The Magician’s Land

Arts Feature

The World Is Ending or Light Is Dying

Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic

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

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
A Load of Hooey

Arts Feature

We’re All a Bunch of Silly Billies

Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey

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.
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Today's Events

22nd Annual César Chávez Day Celebration at National Hispanic Cultural Center

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Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.

The People's Champions Tour: Immortal Technique • Talib Kweli • rap, hip-hop at Sunshine Theater

Burlesque Noir Presents: Dangerous at Launchpad

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