In Memory of Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich’s history-making 1974 National Book Award acceptance speech
Happy Birthday, Philip Roth!
“We hear the questions all the time. Should the writer teach English composition or shouldn’t he? Should the writer accept the money of some dead tycoon or shouldn’t he? Is it worse from a dead tycoon or a live tycoon? Should the writer smoke marijuana or shouldn’t he? Can he survive in New York? Is Yaddo bad for you? Should he have a telephone?… All this talk about ourselves, all these...
Congratulations to Edith Pearlman on winning the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction! Here she is reading from Binocular Vision at the 2011 National Book Award Finalists Reading last November.