Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day Joel Selvin Dey St. On November 19, 2017, Charles Manson died. The infamous cult leader’s demise closed the circle on what is often considered the
Short takes: “Christmas” by Vladimir Nabokov; Dimitri Nabokov, trans., in collaboration with the author
From The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov is so consistently lauded as a master prose stylist that it’s tempting to overlook a tendency – especially in his early work – toward sentimentality. “Christmas,” originally published (as “Rozhdestvo”) in 1925,
“I suspect that in order for me to produce my best work I have to be angry,” novelist, short story writer, and essayist William H. Gass told the Paris Review in a 1976 interview. “At least I find that easy.
At the 2017 Writers’ Trust Awards in November, master of ceremonies Nick Mount made reference to an article by then Globe and Mail books editor Mark Medley. The article questioned whether Canada has too many literary awards, and though Mount,