Close Encounters of the Poetic Kind
Do poets believe in extraterrestrials? Do you think they have tried to contact us?
— Mike, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Unless the idea of life on other planets violates any theological […]
The New Memory Theater What concerns me about the literary apocalypse that everybody now expects — the at least partial elimination of paper books in favor of digital alternatives — is not chiefly the books […]
The Economy, Stupid
“Everyone in the resistance knew of [Václav] Havel.” In Anna Porter’s The Ghosts of Europe: Central Europe’s Past and Uncertain Future, Havel plays the […]