Tag: Rec room
Rec Room: Adaeze Elechi: “Take A Negro Home”May 2010
All the traumatizing things that happen when people dare to rip down solid walls of segregation.
Rec Room: Kristen Brunelli: VincereMay 2010
Sometimes the line between hate and adoration is intangible.
Meakin Armstrong: On MatingApril 2010
Are others curious why Rush chose a female voice? I’m hoping this matter will be approached during the April 26 Guernica/PEN event where he’ll be a panelist.
Rec Room: David Xia: Paul Romer on Charter CitiesMarch 2010
His talk might sound fantastical and nuts at first, but Romer may have a valid point…
Rec Room: David Xia: The Smartest Guys in the RoomFebruary 2010
When you’re hungry for tales of hubris, greed, and corporate drama…
Rec Room: Erica Wright: The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in UkraineFebruary 2010
Mark Yakich’s poems are like state fairs—they offer amusement but also moments that will stop you cold.
Rec Room: Alex Smith: Interactive SpacesFebruary 2010
Have we lost a sense of each other in buildings?
Rec Room: Elizabeth Onusko: The American Painter Emma DialJanuary 2010
This novel stares at the most frustrating experience an artist can have and renders it honestly.
Meakin Armstrong: On The Golden KeyJanuary 2010
I wandered around, and thumbed through the remaindered bestsellers and out-of-date guidebooks, when I came across The Magical Key. This particular edition had the illustrations by Maurice Sendak and its afterword was by W.H. Auden. What was this book?
Meakin Armstrong: On The Skeptic’s DictionaryOctober 2009
This book is a weapon. It will teach you how to think.
Rec Room: Elizabeth Onusko: Taller ChildrenOctober 2009
Taller Children is so enjoyable because it avoids monotony—rather than linger in a single emotional zone, it continuously alternates between effervescence and melancholy.