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Books and reading

Making Meaning

Against “relevance” in art

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Making Meaning

You may know what you want, but you may not know what you need Read More

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No Time But the Present

From Breaking Bread with the Dead, which was published last month by Penguin Press. Navigating life in the internet age is a lot like doing battlefield triage. There are days…

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Paperback to the Future

From Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-reader, a collection of essays published next month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The other day I was asked a question of fact…

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Dangerous Minds

From titles of books and periodicals that are banned, or of which issues are banned, in Louisiana state prisons. Pinterest for BusinessSmart Moves Beyond Mutual FundsO, The Oprah MagazineThe Prada…

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Like This or Die

The fate of the book review in the age of the algorithm

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Like This or Die

What gets lost in the age of the algorithm

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The Printed Word in Peril

The age of Homo virtualis is upon us

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Literary Customs

From Not to Read, which was published in the UK in April by Fitzcarraldo Editions. Zambra is the author of five novels, as well as short stories and poems. Translated…

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