When the twain DO meet

He and I have entirely distinct libraries. He reads books that line up nicely on a shelf. His authors are prolific and tidy: the titles adhere to sensible nomenclature and the design of the jacket or paperback seems to say that the authors lined up a deal long before the first foray: I’ll sell my […]

Marya Hornbacher

Marya Hornbacher, the author of the horror story memoir, “Wasted,” will be touring for the release of her third book, “Madness: A Bipolar Life” (Houghton Mifflin). These are the tentative dates, but I’ll be there for the Minneapolis event (depending on the mood, of course.) Watch for updates, but I’ll be sending out notices to […]

John Crowley writes among us

John Crowley is one of the few people who can get me to glance over the side of the cliff and wonder if the jump really is the best part. Even if I never do take the leap, Crowley is still the most intriguing guide to have along for the careful walk along the […]