The Bob Smith Interview

When I formally requested an interview with the author, Bob Smith, I had no idea what to expect.  I knew that he was an excellent writer and I figured he probably had a good sense of humor, but I had no idea that the author of Selfish and Perverse was, in fact, a world-class mensch.  […]

Edmund White’s City Boy: Literate, Historical, Delightful.

Edmund White’s City Boy is the kind of book we rarely see in the United States:  a literate memoir.  It is an important book.  And It is also a delightful book.  In a conversational–frequently humorous–style, he chronicles his own life in the sixties and seventies.  For most of these years, Mr. White was struggling.  I […]