Archive for January, 2012

  • The incomparable Karen Baccouche, sometimes known professionally as Karen Binns. Self-creation par excellence. Native of Brooklyn, New York, lately of London, a fashion stylist, publisher, and the fine possessor of a language one is not likely to hear from anyone […]

    The Ultimate: Etta Without Tears

    The incomparable Karen Baccouche, sometimes known professionally as Karen Binns. Self-creation par excellence. Native of Brooklyn, New York, lately of London, a fashion stylist, publisher, and the fine possessor of a language one is not likely to hear from anyone […]

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  • Two songs that apply to her maternal philosophy. From the lyrics: “Something big is going to happen, my dear. Bigger than mountains. It’s freedom.” And: “Sounds. Of life. Are heard. Everywhere. Sounds. Of life. And love. And despair….You gotta keep […]

    For Miriam “Marie” Dorothea Edwards Als

    Two songs that apply to her maternal philosophy. From the lyrics: “Something big is going to happen, my dear. Bigger than mountains. It’s freedom.” And: “Sounds. Of life. Are heard. Everywhere. Sounds. Of life. And love. And despair….You gotta keep […]

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  •             These comments were written on the occasion of Janet Malcolm’s show of collages, now on exhibition at Lori Bookstein Fine Art VERY WELL THEN. Let us turn our attention to the question of fiction. […]

    On Janet Malcolm

                These comments were written on the occasion of Janet Malcolm’s show of collages, now on exhibition at Lori Bookstein Fine Art VERY WELL THEN. Let us turn our attention to the question of fiction. […]

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