A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (2010)
Time is a goon…and so is this novel.
Whatever happened to the conventional novel as opposed to the contemporary novel-ty novel? 479 more words
X’s and O’s
Here’s how it started: I was sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading a copy of Spin I’d swiped from Hudson News, observing East Village females crossing the park on their way home from work and wondering (as I often did) how my ex- wife had managed to populate New York with thousands of women who looked nothing like her but still brought her to mind, when I made a discovery: my old friend Bennie Salazar was a record producer! 473 more words