Archive for September, 2010

Sharon McCartney is the author of a number of poetry books, including Karenin Sings the Blues and The Love Song of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her most recent¬†book is For and Against. Your recent book is described as a visceral exploration of relationships. ¬†Is there a particular way poets should write about relationships, either for the […]


Katherine Ashenburg on cosmetic surgery, Ira Basen on citizen journalism, Will Braun on the tendency to customize Christ, Tyee Bridge on the power of fiction, Abou Farman on the Iranian Revolution, Paul Gallant on future of gay activism,Lisa Gregoire on life in Nunavut, Danielle Groen explores the brain when in love, Elizabeth Hay on the […]


The Publisher

18Sep10

Henry Luce, founder of both Time and Life magazine is examined in a new biography, The Publisher. A long but fascinating review of the book suggests that some of the shrill and utterly partisan political commentary today has its origins in the transformation Luce began: “Luce shows what happens when the spirit of journalistic inquiry […]