Understandably, many people are distraught and distracted by the tawdry reality television nightmare emanating from Washington.
Author Archives: Robert Birnbaum
Sadly, the news cycle has been laden with reports and opinings relating to the nightmare Bedlamite regime that hastens over the American Empire.
I have read neither Richard Yates nor John Cheever’s writings, but I have enjoyed Blake Bailey’s bios–first of Yates and now John Cheever.
Legendary American xenophobia (or possibly indifference) to the world that exists beyond American shores is, with all deliberate speed, being eroded by the rise of a kind of hyphenate American literature.