• Literary Man’s Top Ten Books of 2012 Greetings, literarians. Time to tally our favorite titles consumed in the blur of 2012. As with last year’s list, these aren’t necessarily our opinion on the best books published in 2012; rather, this is a list of the books I enjoyed reading most in 2012 (published from any year, any century, in any form or […] Literary Man 0 Comments December 17, 2012
  • When Did You Achieve Your Ambition? Greetings, literarians, it’s finally Friday, and we’re thinking about ambition. This unholy, motivating beast comes in many forms. Here at TLM, we think first and foremost about artistic ambition: those great tomes like Joyce’s ULYSSES, Picasso’s Guernica, Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Rodin’s Le Penseur, or, you know, Patrick Swayze’s hair in Point Break. These are all […] Literary Man 0 Comments August 24, 2012
  • Summer Reading List It’s after Memorial Day and the weather in NYC is hot hot hot. We’re not sure where our warm weather travels will take us this season, but our summer vacation reading lists are expanding by the minute. What’s at the top of our Summer Must Reads? LIFE by Keith Richards, A FAN’S NOTES by Frederick […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments May 30, 2012
  • How long does each draft take? Woke up this morning, cranked through the final few pages, and, with much fear and excitement, wrote the final line of a novel. Not just any novel, mind you, but an old, old friend I first started more than 10 years ago, while toiling away in a workshop at Vanderbilt University under the tutelage of […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 22, 2012