Tag: Rob Spillman
Rob Spillman: No Anne FrankJuly 2015
Readpolitik: With this sneaky, survival-focused narrator Aron, Jim Shepard elevates the ordinary and makes a necessary addition to the literature of the Holocaust.
Rob Spillman: Satire and Macro-AggressionsMarch 2015
Readpolitik: Paul Beatty’s The Sellout skewers the idea of “post-racial” society.
Rob Spillman: On “Miranda July”February 2015
Readpolitik: When whimsy becomes a weapon.
Rob Spillman: Shades of Gray in Patrick Modiano’s ParisDecember 2014
Readpolitik: Reading the new Nobel laureate’s misty, wintry fictions in his misty, wintry city.
Rob Spillman: Yes, It’s about RacismNovember 2014
Readpolitik: On Claudia Rankine’s polemical poetry.
Rob Spillman: Is This the Real Life?October 2014
Readpolitik: The real political choices in Ben Lerner’s 10:04 and Jeffery Renard Allen’s Song of the Shank
Rob Spillman: Politics and ApocalypseSeptember 2014
Readpolitik The future worlds of David Mitchell and Emily St. John Mandel.
Rob Spillman: Jury DutyJuly 2012
A month on a Grand Jury reveals what happens when guns are cheap and easy to come by.