For a guy who never left india, Neem Karoli Baba definitely influenced many. Jesse Kornbluth shares some of his life here.
Come on a field trip to check out the music of Boubacar Traore.
A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope, The Art of Racing in the Rain is a beautifully crafted and captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it.
Eric Hoffer believed in short. Jesse Kornbluth reviews his 168 page book here.
The complete volume of short stories featuring Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway’s memorable character, as he grows from child to adolescent to soldier, veteran, writer, and parent—a sequence closely paralleling the events of Hemingway’s life.
Born to lying, bred to it, trained to it by an industry that lies for a living, practiced in it as a novelist.
Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive
When the conversation turns to the military, it’s easy to identify the assholes. They want to bomb the shit out of a country they can’t find on a map. They vote for every candidate who talks big but never wore a uniform. They start a sentence about America’s role in the world with “What we…
Why are lovers quicker to forgive their partners for infidelity than for leaving dirty dishes in the sink?
Jesse Kornbluth remembers in fondness the loveliest of summers.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews an incredibly cool film.
If you like thrillers, murder mysteries, courtroom dramas, tales of depravity or realistic stories well told, here’s your next book.
Jesse Kornbluth takes a look at Paul Coehlo’s “The Alchemist”.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Geoffrey Household’s short but masterful novel.
Then there are artists who break the rules and make something new, forcing us to see the world fresh. They’re the immortals.