I’ve taken on the position of Editor for the Mystery/Noir section at the LARB, so my energies will probably be channeled into plain old dead bodies rather than Dead Critics. But I will continue to update this site with links to new pieces!
My pan—I mean fair but tough review—of Alain de Botton’s series of How To books from The School of Life: http://lareviewofbooks.org/article.php?id=1657&fulltext=1#commentsContinued →
Poet or Prophet?
No battle about Bob Dylan has raged as fervently as the one about the self of Bob Dylan—whether there is a true self beyond what had been invented for the audience. In the mid-1960s Dylan and the Beatles were given dual credit for making rock music more adult, since as songwriters they [...]Continued →