A new French film follows the sometimes volatile relationship between the Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and novelist Émile Zola.Read more »
Ry Russo-Young's film interpretation of the young adult hit "Before I Fall" isn't worth seeing just because it's well-done — it's worth it because it's one of the most well-done teen flicks made to date.Read more »
Zan Romanoff's debut novel "A Song to Take the World Apart" creates a thrilling story about an all-too-rare protagonist — one with a super power that doesn't necessarily make her life better.Read more »
In a uniquely humanizing story of the residents of the classic New York building the Christodora, novelist Tim Murphy brings the faces of the AIDS crisis into sharp relief.Read more »
There is a fundamental difference between reading a book and reading about a book.Read more »
Railonama, a novel published by an NYU student Anupama Sharma, started as a spontaneous goal to be an author before the age of 30.Read more »
In his book “More Awesome than Money,” New York Times journalist Jim Dwyer penned the journey of four NYU ‘10 alumni Daniel Grippi, Maxwell Salzberg, Raphael Sofaer and Ilya Zhitomirskiy, who attempted to create a new social network tool called Diaspora.Read more »
Three NYU professors were recently selected to be a part of a residency program by Amtrak that allows writers to go on a long train ride and write.Read more »
Ever since hip-hop’s rapid rise to mainstream popularity in the ’90s, the genre’s artists have consistently brought listeners the underexposed stories of the urban underbelly. The evolution of hip-hop has also inspired a literature movement that drew on these them...
September 13, 2012
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“I’m not a bad guy,” Junot Diaz writes to begin his short story collection,“This Is How You Lose Her.” From there, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author jumps into nine vignettes that revolve around love. The stories mostly focus on Yunior and his brother, Rafa, young immigrants who came to...