At the New Yorker, Christine Smallwood looks at Dorothy B. Hughes’ “forgotten Noir,” The Expendable Man (1963). “The creation of difference itself was her subject. Her books were widely praised for their atmospheres of fear and suspense, and criticized when they reached, as the New York Times said […]
Here’s the complete table of contents for The New Yorker‘s Science Fiction Issue. You can read pieces by Jennifer Egan, Colson Whitehead, China Mièville, William Gibson, Laura Miller and Emily Nussbaum without a subscription.
James Sturm spent three months dallying with gag cartoons. “I spent no more than an hour with any one cartoon, and many took far less time than that. For the first two weeks I was feeling my oats. I already had a half-dozen keepers and was confident there […]
It’s summertime and all the happenin’ sites have advice about bikinis, manscaping, quick cool meals and reading lists. I have no idea what to tell you about beachwear, other than you do look cute in that, but I do have some reading suggestions.