Brought to Book: Akhil Sharma on his debt to Hemingway and Robinson Crusoe
Gary Shteyngart ... I stop the stopwatch. If I check my email, I stop the stopwatch. What book changed the way you think about fiction? Fiesta by Ernest Hemingway. What is the most research you have done for a book? I spent a great deal of time ...
What Is 'The Hunger Games'? Twitter Users Wonder About Record-Setting Movie
"What is 'The Hunger Games'?" If you've been asking yourself that question lately, you're not alone. Though the Gary Ross-directed film ... highest non-sequel midnight haul of all time. In other words, you won't stop hearing about it any time soon.
Quitzow, Battlehooch, and Setting Sun at the Rickshaw Stop
Better than: A musical adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream set in outer space. When I characterize Battlehooch as "local favorites," I mean it in two senses: for one, the attendance at the Rickshaw Stop doubled in attendance -- and at least tripled in ...
What’s the time in Antarctica?
Antarctica, by contrast, is home to a small population of scientists, who need to keep track of time—especially during the non-stop daylight of summer and ... Wittgenstein pondered what time it could be on the sun (it was a nonsensical question, he ...
The best TV show of all time
“What ever happened to Gary ... those books deal in questions answered and narratives resolved. Novels end, but the vast, fascinating, unspooling mess that is the Baltimore of “The Wire” can have no conclusion. The storytellers may stop telling ...