It's National Poetry Month, and that means cooked meat.
A journey through the American heartland reveals the anger and desperation of the Great Depression.
An account of the most recent installment in the nation's sick love affair with literary exhibitionists.
Susan Faludi's Terror Dream made a provocative splash, but therapy is no substitute for understanding reality.
A not-too-fond remembrance of "Squire Willie,"
patron saint of post-World War II American conservatism.
No chain stores or web sites can replace Dutton's in the hearts of the LA literati.
"To achieve 'social values more noble than mere monetary profit,' to
'keep the money changers permanently out of the temple of our
civilization'...would be to transform America."
"Here is a lost cause no longer lost, but come to triumphant success, and if the pioneers of that cause are looking down upon this scene, there will be rejoicing in heaven on the fourth day of March."
Twenty very little men are defendants in a very big trial.
In Zeroville, Steve Erickson explores New Hollywood's promise and doom and the dissolution of cinema into spectacle.