Roaming Kingsbridge Heights, where tourists used to flock to the Armory.
And the man responsible just shrugged and swam away.
A series of vignettes on a variety of subjects.
Fantastic old street names of New York (like Force Tube Ave. in Brooklyn).
The dubious celebrity of science fiction writer Cixin Liu.
Cheerfully watching the fall of our empire from my hilltop.
Meditating is supposed to be the opposite of saving anything.
Weaving and winding through the city on the PATH.
These people are dangerous—they’re an abomination, a disease.
On Ojibwe land in northern Minnesota.
Remembering a young woman whose short life came to a sad, ignominious end.
Relax, this isn’t a “shaggy dog” story.
Mental illness and omnipotent soul-sucking power form an apocalyptic combo.
A curious canine’s New York City caper.
Wild Animal Initiative is dedicated to improving the lives of non-humans in nature.
It's cheesy to think everything we eat, drink, breathe and use contains some form of plastic or a variant of it.
And other American fairy tales.
There was nothing left to do but cut off life support and wait until all the medicine left her body.
Another day at the blurb desk.
Withstanding the g-forces of media’s U-turns.
My paranoid thoughts continue, privately I hope, in the safety of my head.
The legendary American writer and critic discusses his extraordinary life and career with Professor Anthony Clare.
An interview with the author shortly after the release of The Secret History, when she was 29.
Half an hour with the author around the debut of the TV mini-series based on The Stand.
An excellent 53-minute interview with the late author who died last weekend at the age of 89.
The acclaimed American writer gave this reading at the University of Alabama in September 1990.
Nearly nine hours, this is part one of a three part complete reading of the 1973 novel. If you're still in quarantine, or stuck in a police barricade, it's a perfect way to pass the time!
A conversation with Charlie Rose.
Five poems from a new collection for sale here.