César Aira has two tremendous strikes against him for the élitist American literary cognoscenti: he is extraordinarily prolific, and his writing has been endorsed by Roberto Bolaño. Quite unfortunately for this unique writer's reputation, it seems that Bolaño's fo
Sloane Crosley is a graduate of Connecticut College, where she earned a degree in Creative Writing.
Sloane's 2008 book "I Was Told There'd Be Cake," is a hilarious collection of essays on her post-graduate life in New York City.
Aside from being a fantastically witty writer, Sloane is also very n
David Sedaris is at the forefront of the narrative non-fiction (with sprinkles of fiction, here and there) humor movement of the 21st century. HIs style and voice are straightforward and untouchably funny. And while many audio books fall far below their hardcopy predecessors, David Sedaris
I am a critic and aspiring artist. I live on Flatbush Avenue and haunt the Brooklyn Library. I love architecture and the Seven Wonders of the World. I want to go to Dubai and live in the ruins of the Burj Al-Arab after society falls.