Myrna Loy grew up in Los Angeles and when she was a teenager she posed for this statue outside the old Venice High School. Around the same age she was… Read more She was absolutely beautiful, the most beautiful woman I had ever seen… →
When we were very broke, those first years in New York, Hammett got a modest advance from Knopf and began to write The Thin Man. He moved to what was… Read more Dashiell Hammett: A Memoir, by Lillian Hellman in The New York Review of Books (1965) →
NORA: How do you feel? NICK: Terrible. I must have gone to bed sober.
There’s a good chance you’re already familiar with the acclaimed novel by Patrick DeWitt, THE SISTERS BROTHERS, an absolutely ripping yarn of the old West. And, perhaps you know it… Read more ABLUTIONS →