There is a passage in Alan Hollinghurst's new novel in which an amateur biographer conducts a series of interviews in the hope of finding out about the private life of a famous author. Confessions are not forthcoming. One interviewee has a way of slipping off just as the biographer tracks him down; another is hard of hearing; another answers "pass!"
REEF's Fifth Annual REEF Winter Lionfish Derby is right around the corner. Once again, divers and snorkelers will compete to bring in the most lionfish, the largest individual lionfish and the smallest lionfish for cash prizes.
The Bronx space represents a maturation for the artist, who has since moved on to more conventional living quarters, and who has been working on a series of metal figures. Still, there are signs everywhere of Madere's love of things that move, decompose and shine: a TV set playing a looping tournament of the hoversled game Wipeout, a rolling projection of medieval manuscripts on the wall, flowers in glittery vases.