The narrator of this hypnotic, harrowing, bitterly comic first novel thinks he’s a tough guy.
Amy Adler’s seamless mesh of the conceptual and the personal—intricate, photo-based figure drawing combined with the latest in computer-manipulated photography—has cut her a whole new groove in self-portraiture.
Addiction, to drugs, food, love, TV, alcohol, sex, gambling, is the American narrative theme of the late-20th century.
Mac Wellman has written forty plays in twenty years. He speaks with Linda Yablonsky about his past work (“Bad Penny was the best thing I ever did”) and his adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphosis, set in Florida.
“I don’t see my images on TV. That means I’m not valuable. That means my sexuality doesn’t sell beer.”