Tag: Deborah Treisman


    Alas, we’ll never know how close Denis Johnson’s spare, evocative Train Dreams came to winning the Pulitzer for fiction this year. But that doesn’t mean the National Book Award–winning author of Tree of Smoke and the masterful story collection Jesus’ Son doesn’t deserve a grand toast at tonight’s Eat, Drink, and Be Literary event at […]

  • Is George Plimpton Irreplaceable?

    Wanted: Editor to take over New York-based quarterly magazine of fiction and poetry. Must have impeccable taste, be steeped in the craft of writing and editing, and have met every key literary figure of the last 50 years. Please have natural athletic skills, good manners, and a genuine enthusiasm for life. Be world-famous, witty, unpretentious, […]