“Free, right? That’s the best of our national brand. America: Home of the Babysat. Just doesn’t have the same ring.”
Author Archives: Matt Borondy
Notes on new books from Ron Rash and Emily Rapp, plus a well-deserved award nomination for a memoir.
The top ten books that I didn’t read this year include Hitchens’ Mortality, Ron Rash’s The Cove, and Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her.
Peter Ames Carlin’s Bruce is the first Springsteen biography in 25 years to be written with complete access to the Boss.
Stephen Elliott is making a Happy Baby movie (with your help), Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is a religious experience, and the NY Times overlooks 25 good books.
The 2012 National Book Award winners will be announced November 14th. Here are some facts you should (or shouldn’t?) know about the finalists.
Notable book releases for early November 2012, writing advice for NaNoWrimo and self-publishers, a memoir of the literary life by Michele Filgate, and more.