Dec 29, 2010 @ 9:00:00 am
In a fascinating literary homage, photographer Rick Poynor visits the town of Terezin in the Czech Republic and returns with an essay about W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz, complete with contemporary versions of the photographs that appear in Sebald’s book.
At the Village Voice, rock writer Rob Tannenbaum names (and interviews) the best music critic of the year—well, “names” isn’t quite right. The award winner is anonymous; He files brief reviews on Twitter as @Discographies. Though short on words, his evaluations pack an expansive, acidic humor.
Novelist Benjamin Percy talks about his intense work ethic, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, grizzly bears, and his take on human beings: “I write about the man in wild and wild in man. I'm interested in these jarring intersections between civilization and wilderness. In a way, we
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