Getting the Band Together This week, it’s that of Kathi Kamen Goldmark who died last week at 63 ... She eventually started a business escorting writers around the bay area before combining her passions by starting the Remainders. Although she was a schmoozer extraordinaire ... 05/31/2012 - 5:09 am | View Link
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Writers’ Catalyst, Dies at 63 Kathi Kamen Goldmark had made a lot of friends in the literary world by shepherding authors on book tours when one day inspiration struck: what the very best authors yearn to be, she realized, are rock stars. So was born the Rock Bottom Remainders, a ... 05/29/2012 - 4:59 pm | View Link
West Coast Live Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live, San Francisco's Radio Show to the World! 04/16/2014 - 3:21 pm | View Website
20 Questions with Author Greg Iles When not fronting the Rock Bottom Remainders or the all-star jam band Los Train Wreck, Goldmark is the co-author (alongside her husband, Sam Barry) of the aspiring ... 04/16/2014 - 10:06 am | View Website
Stranger than Fiction (compilation album) Stranger Than Fiction is an album by various performers, most of whom are professional writers and amateur singers, released in 1998 on Kathi Kamen Goldmark's "Don't ... 04/16/2014 - 1:30 am | View Website
Rock Bottom Remainders | Stephen King sings Rock Bottom Remainders is a band of really famous authors. Once a year they put down their pens and perform a concert benefiting literacy. Stephen King ... 04/16/2014 - 12:40 am | View Website
C. K. Williams, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is known for work that stretches the poetic form. His new book, “All At Once,” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25) crosses into prose poetry, which he says allows him to be sometimes more narrative, sometimes more intellectual. During National Poetry Month, he spoke from his home in Princeton, N.
There’s no subtitle to this biography of writer John Updike (1932-2009), perhaps because the only logical one is a rather old-fashioned phrase: “His Life and Works.” Recognizing how relentlessly Updike’s fiction draws on its author’s own experiences, Adam Begley structures his book as a kind of double helix with two interlaced narrative strands.
The Spanish-Argentine writer Andrés Neuman, a protégé of Roberto Bolaño, now has his second novel to appear in English: “Talking to Ourselves,” a contemporary family drama and unflinching story of grief.
Are you okay with puns? You’d better be okay with puns. Also: silly names and stinky smells, vermin and venality. And jokes about the French. Welcome to Discworld, a flat disc populated by humans (and also dwarfs, goblins, vampires, nymphs and golems) that sits on the backs of four large elephants standing on the shell of an enormous turtle.