Hubert Selby Jr.: The Counterpoint to the Demon Is Love

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Open Road Media is proud to present the second installment of our Critical Symposium on Hubert Selby, Jr. Yesterday we featured an essay by American literature scholar James R. Giles. Today author Rob Couteau examines the powerful role of violence in Selby’s work. As always, we invite you to join the discussion in the comments section below.

Rob Couteau is the author of the novel Doctor Pluss, the anthology Collected Couteau, the memoir Letters from Paris, and the
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Gentleman’s Agreement and Five More Celebrated Novels by Laura Z. Hobson Debut as Ebooks from Open Road Media

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Gentlemans AgreementToday marks the ebook release of six notable works of fiction from American novelist and short story writer Laura Z. Hobson. Described in The New York Times as a “zesty woman who grappled with painful, suppressed subjects before their time,” Hobson is best known for her novels Gentleman’s Agreement, a landmark novel that ranked #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for five months straight, and Consenting Adult, about a mother coming to terms with her son’s...
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