Hillary Frey, a former Nation editor, is the Books editor at Salon.com.
A star is on the rise for Death Cab for Cutie. The Seattle-based indie band's last record, Transatlanticism (Barsuk), has sold just over 184,000 copies.
Anyone who thinks the contemporary women's movement is dying, over or simply irrelevant will have to think again after yesterday's March for Women's Lives.
Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.
Despite their indifference to genre fiction, American publishers of literary novels have consistently made exceptions for homegrown crime writers.
On the self-titled debut record by punk/dance band Le Tigre, there's a
short song called "Eau d'Bedroom Dancing" that pays tribute to the
timeless tradition of spinning around one's bedroom, al