November 30, 2015

A Moveable Funeral

By Brian Michael Murphy

Sales of Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast spiked in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The media has framed it as a book that captures the dream of Paris, […]

September 25, 2015

Is Paris Still Paris?

By Brian Michael Murphy

“In a beautiful turn of phrase, Hugo von Hofmannsthal called [this city] ‘a landscape built of pure life.’ And at work in the attraction it exercises on people is the […]

June 28, 2013

What Makes Contemporary American Poetry So Good

By Amit Majmudar

One of the most wonderful things about being a writer in contemporary America—besides the unprecendented ease of access to books—is our multiplicity of traditions. In the past, in smaller, more homogenous […]