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National Correspondent — The New Republic

Author of the NYTimes bestseller Blood Will Out abt my unsuspecting ten-year friendship w/ the impostor and murderer who called himself 'Clark Rockefeller'

WORD Bookstores - Hark! A recent-staff-picks-now-in-paperback... — Hark! A recent-staff-picks-now-in-paperback roundup:Euphoria by Lily King: "Euphoria is a vibrant, taut, and beautifully written depiction of conflicting and complementary passions." (Molly)Thirty Girls by Susan Minot: "The sparse, gorgeous prose kept me coming back." (Katelyn)Blood Will Out by Walter Kirn: "Fast-paced and riveting, as scary and mesmerizing as its manipulative central figure." Tra le nuvole-Up in the air

Prime Green - Remembering the Sixties - By Robert Stone - Books - Review - — Time passes, and what it passes through is people - though people believe that they are passing through time, and even, at certain euphoric moments, directing time. It's a delusion, but it's where memoirs come from, or at least the very best ones.

Travel Beyond Your Imagination — Image courtesy of Linde Waidhofer/Conservacion Patagonica See our full list of Where to Go in 2015. The other day I read an article about a new pair of high-tech goggles that will allow a user to experience immersive, computerized 3D worlds. The article predicted that the goggles, when connecte...

AMERICAN MICROREVIEWS & INTERVIEWS — When author Walter Kirn was tasked with delivering a hunting dog to Clark Rockefeller in the summer of 1998, he thought the trip would provide him with the opportunity to brush paths with a true eccentric.

Where to Go in 2015 — Travel connects our insides with life's outsides, sometimes in disorienting ways that cause us to lose our balance momentarily. Now more than ever is the time to disconnect and experience the real world.

Thanksgiving: The Most Guilt-Inducing Holiday — It's the holiday when you're never where you need to be. It's also the one when the people you need to be with, the ones who are already there and waiting for you because they live there, the meal is at their house, feel the least shame about telling you to try.

The other Rockefella

W. W. Norton & Company — The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade A Liveright book A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014 An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

Sad Sack Superman — Like Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf and anything by Antonin Artaud, Frederick Exley's A Fan's Notes is one of those books that gets pushed on you by crazy people. I was in Munich in the early 1980s, widening my horizons on a Eurailpass, when it was pushed on me. An aging beatnik...
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Mar 27, 2015

RT @amandafortini: My profile of Matthew Weiner, in which he talks feminism & writing female characters, is now online:…

Mar 25, 2015

@micahbfields except Amanda says I did it wrong and that no one can see it but us. So I redid it following twitter protocol. Congratulations

Mar 25, 2015

Micah Fields is a writer you will hear more of & who I was privileged to teach. Just won an AWP award. The fuse is lit! @micahbfields

Mar 25, 2015

@micahbfields is the name of a young writer you will hear more of & whom I was privileged to teach. He just won an AWP award. Fuse is lit.

Mar 25, 2015

RT @amandafortini: Congrats to my student @micahbfields on winning the AWP Intro Journals Award!

Mar 24, 2015

RT @wordbookstores: Hark! A recent-staff-picks-now-in-paperback roundup featuring @lilykingbooks, @walterkirn, & @colsonwhitehead. http://t…

Mar 23, 2015

RT @GetLitPrograms: Get your tickets now to see @walterkirn, author of BLOOD WILL OUT and UP IN THE AIR with @vestal13 on Friday 4/24:

Mar 21, 2015

RT @amandafortini: Yesterday was the supermoon total eclipse spring equinox. Perfect day for another @yoloethics diary for n+1:…

Mar 19, 2015

RT @oneunderscore__: @walterkirn Journalists, now, should be those who can synthesize news expertly, and provide guidance/tools/a platform to citizens with info.

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