Thursday, February 02, 2012
Over the past couple of weeks Open Road has been celebrating the life and work of novelist Hubert Selby, Jr. with a series of critical essays. Our final installment in the symposium comes from author M.G. Stephens. This essay provides a moving and lucid portrait of the New York literary world that influenced Selby in his early years.
M.G. Stephens has published eighteen books, including the novel The Brooklyn Book of the Dead, which Roddy Doyle recently called "a great, great...
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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