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10:04 by Ben Lerner

Core text

Lerner, Ben 10:04

Summary

In this autofictional novel set in New York City, the narrator tells the story of how the book came to be. 1,329 more words

King Panic

With so many questions lacking answers
& too many others
            lacking comfort,
& the days slipping past us
                faster & faster,

once again King Panic* wins: 167 more words

Poem

Ben Lerner's much heralded first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station

“Nothing was more American, whatever that means, than fleeing the American, whatever that is.”

Just graduated from a MFA program, Adam Gordon, the narrator of poet-turned-novelist Ben Lerner (1979-) has a year-long fellowship in Madrid to write a “long, research-driven poem exploring the…literary legacy” of the Spanish civil war. 774 more words

American Literature

Reflecting on "Leaving the Atocha Station," January 27, 2019

Choreography/Direction: Hope Mohr, in collaboration with the performers

Mohr’s newest piece, Leaving the Atocha Station, is inspired by Ben Lerner’s 2011 novel of the same title. 813 more words

Full-Length Dance

Hatboro-Horsham 6, Lower Moreland 5

WARWICK— Hatboro-Horsham and Lower Moreland kicked into overdrive Friday night. The Hatters and the Lions played run-and-gun hockey most of the evening before the Hatters emerged with a 6-5 win in a Suburban High School Hockey League American Division matchup at Revolution Ice Gardens. 621 more words

Hockey News

What Ben Lerner's '10:04' Teaches Us About Failure

Every now and then a book comes along that changes how you think about yourself, the world, even books themselves. For writer Adam Colman, that book was Ben Lerner’s 10:04, a slim 2014 novel starring a protagonist that shares the author’s first and last names. 1,211 more words

Interviews

Rereading and Second Chances

Rereading books I disliked in my first reading with a new-found admiration is establishing an alternative reading list, titled perhaps Instances of my Earlier Obtuseness… 335 more words

Dorothy Richardson