In "Toy Boats" Carla Harryman argues that narrative is not something to believe in but something that is there.
News from the world of interventionist art:
Did some victims of genocide bring it on themselves? (To be sure, I think not. But the question is being raised — once again; it's socio-biological logic I find troubling.)
The AP wire is running a story today that is both unsurprising and also shocking. It begins this way:
The year '07 brought us a "selected later poems" from John Ashbery, a gorgeously designed volume (a large pastel-color-surrounded lower case mod-yet-serif "a" on the jacket) called Notes