The Other Journal at Mars Hill Graduate School :: Race in America: It’s Not Just Black or White by Allen Yeh

November 5, 2009

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The Other Journal at Mars Hill Graduate School :: Race in America: It’s Not Just Black or White by Allen Yeh

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This has been knocking my socks off for two months now

November 3, 2009

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Richard Nash unveils "Cursor"

July 29, 2009

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Here’s an excerpt from Richard Nash’s Publisher’s Weekly cover story, which he posted to his blog: Cursor…represents a new, “social” approach to publishing. To call [it] “niche” or another “independent” publishing enterprise would be a poor approximation, because those terms fail to capture the organic gurgle of culture at the heart of the venture, the […]

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William Vollmann’s new book, Imperial

July 29, 2009

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I’ve been admiring Vollmann’s work for a long time, first his 7 volume book of violence, Rising Up Rising Down, then his book on poverty, Poor People–he just keeps cranking out one interesting and timely book after another. His new book, Imperial concerns the Imperial Valley of California. It has a companion book of photos […]

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New Issue of IMAGE

July 16, 2009

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The new issue of IMAGE is out. Check out my review essay on the new biographies of John Cheever and Flannery O’Connor. http://imagejournal.org/page/journal/back-issues/issue-62

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Pope Calls for New Economic Order

July 8, 2009

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So, I know that any headline that begins with “Pope” is going to be divisive–either you’re on the bus or off right away. But I think the new encyclical “Caritas in Veritate” ( “Charity in Truth”) should be of great interest to many, Catholic or not, because it calls for an end to capitalism as […]

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The Sun Magazine | By The Color Of Their Skin

July 2, 2009

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This past year I had many discussions (and arguments) with people over the idea that America is now “postracial.” So this issue of The Sun is very interesting to me. Check it. The Sun Magazine | By The Color Of Their Skin Shared via AddThis

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