Tag Archives: Sam Sacks

Literary roundup: Putin’s gold and an ill-fated coupling

Author of Maidenhair and the just released The Light and the Dark, Mikhail Shishkin, wrote an article for English PEN on the Potemkin village of the Winter Olympics, now underway in Sochi at the cost of a mere $50 billion, a sum we can all agree is well worth it for a few weeks of […]

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NYC Lit Crawl: Voyeuristic authors, Czech brothels, and cult-fighting samurai

In this day and age when everyone wants to write a novel before they’ve read their fourth whole book it’s good to have the reminder that you need to literary crawl before you literary walk. Okay, so lit crawls have nothing to do with that idea – no matter, because this Saturday, September 15 for […]

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