Gish Jen’s new novel asks, Is ambition worthwhile in a world without justice?
While The Assistant’s scenario alludes to Harvey Weinstein, the problem is systemic in the entertainment business and probably many other workplaces.
“The idea that slavery was not economically important to New England as a whole is just emphatically not true.”
“People love a story, they always have, and always will, and stories are an essential ingredient in this folk music revival, which started sometime in the early ’50s.”
When someone recommended to Steven Hassan he write a volume called The Cult of Trump, “it just seemed like the most important book I could write, frankly.”
“I wrote those poems because I think people need to read the truth and to hear the truth about romantic sensibilities between gay people.”
I wanted to give my kids this gift of a book about them and for them.
Literary critic Harold Bloom passed away at the age of 89 two days ago; here’s an illuminating interview with Bloom from 2005.
“I’ve put out records by myself before, but this is like 10 times the work!”
Jake Brennan’s unique blend of humor and horror generates very entertaining stories about some of the most shocking crimes committed by various icons of rock, pop, and punk music.