Rebecca Barry, an Ohio State University MFA who has published both fiction and nonfiction in many of the right places, debuts with a “novel in stories.”
Author Archives: Robert Birnbaum
Most music biographies are useful to fans and devotees but frequently are barely more than hagiographic efforts.
The worst violators of nature and human rights never go to jail. They hold the keys. In the world as it is, the looking-glass world, the countries that guard the peace also make and sell the most weapons. The most prestigious banks launder the most drug money and harbor the most stolen cash. The most […]
Once again the New York Times seems to have roiled the literary pond, provoking, depending on your disposition, screeches of indignation or snarls of ridicule. The occasion for the rising noise level being the lame-assed (I guess I am tipping my hand here) attempt to name the best American novel of the past 25 years. […]