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Calendar, Night&Day Lost for Words

Lost for Words

Lit geeks know Edward St. Aubyn, acerbic British author of six novels, one of which (At Last) contains the following sentence: "I think my mother's death is the best thing to happen to me since ... well, since my…
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Calendar, Night&Day Writers Blockade

Writers Blockade

British author Zadie Smith, known best for her acclaimed first novel White Teeth, will be speaking at the Nourse as part of City Arts & Lectures "On Arts" series. She'll be talking about her work as a novelist with…
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Calendar, Night&Day Brevity Is the Soul of It

Brevity Is the Soul of It

Kay Ryan is a classic poet, which is to say that she’s spent a lot of time working as a teacher at a community college. Because she also recently Pulitzered, she is a living middle finger to the stupid aphorism…
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Calendar, Night&Day Word for Word

Word for Word

With so many serious writers working in the children's section, kids’ books are a welcome trap door into high culture. And nobody has tripped that door more often, and to as much acclaim, as Daniel Handler writing as Lemony Snicket.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Remember Hey Faggot?

Remember Hey Faggot?

Savage Love, the wildly popular sex column by Dan Savage, the editorial director of Seattle's alt-weekly The Stranger, is not just smart and egalitarian — it's also grammatical. Savage Love has been, for 17 years, a gold standard for writing…
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Culture, Stage Silly Sooth

Silly Sooth

This world premiere of an absurd little comedy by Adam Bock was supposed to be the Shotgun Players' shining graduation from 10 years of nomadic theater into a new life as a troupe with an address, an established company with…
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