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A Peculiar Crossover: Iris DeMent Sets 18 Anna Akhmatova Poems to Music, With Surprising Results March 3, 2016: How might American singer-songwriter Iris DeMent and the “Soviet doyen of reverie and suffering” Anna Akhmatova come together? At Bookforum, David Biespiel reminds us that in [...] by

On ‘Fish’ and ‘Fallen Angels’: Book Forum Considers Olivia Laing’s The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking February 11, 2014: Book Forum introduces readers to Olivia Laing’s heartfelt glimpse at American writers whose literary prestige and alcoholism were so intertwined: John Berryman, John Steinbeck, Raymond Carver, [...] by

I Too Dislike It November 6, 2013: How dull and uninspired your morning would be without this phantasmagoria of a review by Parul Sehgal, of a new Marianne Moore biography called Holding On Upside Down. It sounds like a hit and we [...] by