Cormac McCarthy’s The Passenger and Stella MarisBy Andrew Ervin
In these magnificent, conjoined novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris, McCarthy has taken the oldest story in the worldhumankinds search for meaning in a world seemingly devoid of Godand makes it feel fresh and personal to each and every one of us.
Mary Ann Caws’s Mina Loy: Apology of GeniusBy Charlotte Kent
Loys poetry is deftly woven across this biography, both to present life experiences in her own words, as well as highlight her extraordinary ability to turn language into insight.
In Search of The Third Bird: Exemplary Essays from The Proceedings of ESTAR(SER) 2001–2021By Jerónimo Duarte-Riascos
In Search may be a game, but it is undoubtedly a serious one.
Michael Seidenberg’s Unsolicited Advice for the End TimesBy J.T. Price
I dont care what Bob Dylan said, Michael writes in Unsolicited Advice. I say do think twiceat least twice. He was never not one for doubling back.
Mircea Cărtărescu’s SolenoidBy Alta Ifland
If you begin reading Solenoid you may not be able to finish itit took me several monthsbut this is one of those rare books you should have in your library because its shelf life will endure as long as literature lasts.
Ted Conover with J.C. HallmanBy J. C. Hallman
Author Ted Conover and Rail Contributor J.C. Hallman discuss Conover's new book, Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders At America's Edge.
Bob Dylan’s The Philosophy of Modern SongBy Raymond Foye
With Dylan, a few words go a long way. Nothing is belabored. When you are discussing songwriting, and you are arguably the finest songwriter of your era, it needn't be. I wouldn't call it shop-speak, it's more insider knowledge.