March 21, 2015

Jerome Kass Picks the Ten Best Broadway Musicals

Broadway musicals have figured large in the life of writer, Jerome Kass. The same is also true for Joel Sachs, the central character in Kass's acclaimed new book, Out of the Bronx: The Joel Sachs Stories. So we asked the author to give us his personal Top Ten list of the best Broadway musicals.

March 21, 2015

The Best Noir Films

My novel The Studio Kill is intended, in part, as a homage to the great noir movies of the 1940s and 1950s. 

May 25, 2014

Leo Braudy Talks About 'Trying To Be Cool'

Laurie Winer interviews Leo Braudy for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

May 21, 2014

My 10 Coolest Movies, 1946-59

I know, there are a lot more, but if I have to be confined to 10, here they are...

April 8, 2014

Sister Carol Perry: A Practical Faith

"Religious wars and persecutions for religious reasons are wrong, be they the Crusades of the Middle Ages or the jihad of the Muslim extremists today. No one group has a monopoly on truth."

April 1, 2014

Where are your books coming from?

How many printed books have you bought during the past year? How many e-books? Where did you buy them (online, independent bookstore, bookstore chain, other bricks-and-mortar retailer)?

March 28, 2014

Jerry from the Block: PW Talks with Jerome Kass

Out of the Bronx, screenwriter Kass’s fiction debut, follows the charming Sachs family in a set of 10 related short stories spanning from the 1940s to present.

March 24, 2014

Jerome Kass: 'Out of the Bronx'

"I needed the passage of years and the deaths of my parents and older sister to prepare me to write what I felt about my family."

March 24, 2014

Judge Rules for Harper Collins in e-book dispute

If upheld, how will this ruling, coming after the decision in the Rosetta case, affect authors? Legacy publishers? Digital publishers?

March 24, 2014

The Next Nobel Prize Winner?

Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize was a pleasant surprise for her admirers in Canada, the United States, and around the world. Which other English-language writers strike you not just as deserving candidates, but realistic possibilities for winning the prize during the next decade?

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