Sven Birkerts on The Selected Poetry of Gabriel Zaid

Posted January 06, 2015 by Will Schofield
Gabriel Zaid

Sven Birkerts reviewed The Selected Poetry of Gabriel Zaid for Literal, Latin American Voices. An excerpt: The subject matters of the 42 poems in this collection vary—some are more lyric, others more spiritual, and still others satiric—but their procedure is recognizably that of a single sensibility. Here is a poet who favors... [Details]

Silvano Arieti Postage Stamp

Posted October 23, 2014 by Will Schofield
The Parnas

This Italian stamp commemorates the centenary of Silvano Arieti's birth. Arieti's book The Parnas was one of the first books we published. [Details]


Posted October 22, 2014 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Only the Longest Threads

This article was originally published at   Upon winning the Nobel Prize, Peter Higgs expressed a hope that, “This recognition of fundamental science will help raise awareness of the value of blue-sky research.” By this, he means curiosity-driven research, with no definite goal, no expectation of a practical outcome, research... [Details]


Posted October 01, 2014 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Where Somebody Waits

      The Women’s National Book Association has included Where Somebody Waits   on their list of 2014 Great Group Reads. This list is published annually for    National Reading Group Month (October).     See the complete list of 2014 Great Group Reads.         [Details]

"Along Those Lines" at Slate

Posted July 14, 2014 by Will Schofield

Check out Slate's review of Along Those Lines (with this great illustration by Eleanor Davis). A taste: It's fun to spend a few hours in the presence of an amateur geographer whose brain is crammed with birds and pop songs and bits of string. The end effect of Along Those Lines is of... [Details]

"Why I Don't Write Sex"

Posted June 26, 2014 by Paula Marantz Cohen

It’s true—I draw the blinds on the sexual lives of my characters. I’m not being prudish; I have no objection to a candid depiction of sex where it enhances the readers’ experience of a book and its characters. But, it seems to me, in romantic fiction—in the comedies of manners... [Details]

Vincent Feldman at Loud! Fast! Philly!

Posted June 23, 2014 by Will Schofield

Joseph A. Gervasi interviewed Vincent Feldman for the Loud! Fast! Philly! project ("An aural history of the Philadelphia hardcore punk scene"). Photo of Vincent Feldman by Karen Kirchhoff [Details]