November 30, 2010
“Reviewers interpret, declare, dismiss and augment–creating the discussion space that books need in order to live. Reviews are the oxygen books breathe.”–Joseph Mackin Book Reviews: What We Talk About When We Talk About Books
November 28, 2010
The following article is excerpted from the latest issue of n+1 magazine. This article is available online only in Slate. ”No one with ‘literary’ aspirations will expect to earn a living by publishing books; the glory days when publishers still waffled between patronage and commerce will be much lamented. The lit-lovers who used to become […]
November 27, 2010
William D. Cohan‘s NY Times Op-ed article The Power of Failure discusses the importance of learning the lessons of life’s failures and not overvaluing success.
November 26, 2010
This year KinkyJews is holding their annual Hanukkah party at a comedy club. Some things will be the different (comedy show) and some will be the same as in previous years (a game of strip dreidle, traditional candle lighting, and eight raffle prizes). Read the article on examiner.com
November 25, 2010
Among the many things I am thankful for is the company and friendship of my friends both in real life and in cyberspace. Best wishes for a day of gratitude, feasting and families!
November 24, 2010
On Sunday afternoon, November 28th at 3pm Kane Street Synagogue in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn presents singer and pianist Lana Sokolov and saxophonist Sagit Zilberman in a performance of Jewish Love songs. Read the article on examiner.com
November 24, 2010
Erotomania: A Romance by Francis Levy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Erotomania is an engaging portrait of a sex addicted couple, their therapy with an ex-military couples counselor, and their recovery. James has Turrets Syndrom and priapism; Monica is a nymphomaniac. Can they find love and build a life together? Will they have anything […]