Spaces Measured with Words: An Interview with Alma Lazarevska

Writer's Notes - Phil Hanrahan

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Writer's Notes is a series that invites writers to detail their projects at any stage in their process. In the inaugural post, author Phil Hanrahan examines the provenance and initial research for his tentatively titled book, A Couple, A Castle, A Dream, which takes him to Ballyvaughan, Ireland and the Burren College of Art.


Thought Scores / 8

Monday, June 9, 2014

Untitled (2014) by Julie Maroh; acrylic on paper

This one is for my friends, who understand this madness.

PEN 2014: Going Beyond the Pity in War Literature

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Erich Maria Remarque

The following commentary was presented at the “Writing War” panel discussion on May 1, as part of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.


PEN 2014: Is There Such a Thing as Anti-War Literature?

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Still from the movie version of All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

In Conversation with George Prochnik: On Why Stefan Zweig Matters Today

Thought Scores / 7

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executing Nguyễn Văn Lém on February 1, 1968 (Eddie Adams)

Thought Scores / 4

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

René Magritte's The False Mirror"(1928)

I have to be conscious that I am getting an American education, and this wasn’t an inevitable choice.

I ask my sister to ask my Dad to send the winter coat he had used in the early ‘90s.

How the NSA Chills American Writers: An Interview with Suzanne Nossel

Thought Scores / 2

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


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