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Replay: Painting with words

A replay this week for an extraordinary writer who just won this year’s PEN/Malamud Award.┬áCongratulations to Deborah Eisenberg.

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The other night I was reading… 989 more words

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High-maintenance celebrities and their strange demands

David Hasselhoff requires a life-sized cutout of himself in his dressing room if you want to hire him.

Really.

Kanye West wants an all-white room and an eight-thousand dollar bed and personal chef for his daughter North. 423 more words

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The fine art of chair jockeying

I wrote a lot of Entertaining Welsey Shaw in coffee shops. Well, in one coffee shop mostly. It’s very large, as coffee shops go. It’s their flagship store. 658 more words

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To share ... or not

It’s a remarkable idea and a remarkable film. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it for weeks.

Vanya on 42nd Street is by Louis Malle and stars Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn. 891 more words

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Narcissistic self-doubt

If there’s ever a phrase to describe the artist, I think that’d be it.

Mind you, I don’t mean the entertainer. That’s one of the qualities where artists and entertainers differ–the latter have little self-doubt. 441 more words

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Replay: Emma Bovary, Welsey Shaw and FOOD!

Food, glorious food!

There’s a lot of eating in Entertaining Welsey Shaw. The last third of the novel is an orgy of meals—long, expensive meals. 927 more words

Entertaining Welsey Shaw