V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
The Center of Her Own World
Leo P. Neufeld
The First Bad Man
The multitalented Miranda July—filmmaker, short story writer and artist—has finally released her first novel, the story of an unexciting woman who learns karate and finds her careful control over life slipping.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Jo Anne Fredrikson
Do you believe in ... theater?
Bathe yourself in culture with
Bless Me, Ultima
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
directed by Tim Robbins and the April Placitas Artists Series.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
The Rebel, the Heart and the Liar
When the Doves Disappeared
Nuanced characters enrich this lush story of human connection between a willfully ignorant woman and her Nazi lover.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …
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
The Member of the Wedding.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
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The Horse Race for Literature’s Top Prize
Place your bets now
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.
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