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  • 23 Jun 2010

    Book Launch for the Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA: Thursday, June 24 (7:30 p.m.): Kevin McNamara, editor of The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles, will be speaking at Skylight Books with phenomenal fellow contributors William Alexander McClung, Mark Shiel, Bill Mohr, Scott Bryson, and Eric Avila to celebrate the launch of the book and the tantalizing hold that […]

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  • 27 May 2010

    Unearthing the Archaeology of Measurement

    By Laura Evans, Marketing and Publicity Once upon a time, I was an archaeologist. That’s right, I, Laura Evans, once dug up the pre-eruption layers of ancient Pompeii, sifted through soil and muck in coastal Connecticut, and removed cow patties from a site in the Alps where once a Roman legion camped. For someone who loves the outdoors, archaeology is a great career. But in actuality, most archaeologists spend the majority of their time measuring, analyzing, researching, and looking for funds.

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  • 30 Apr 2010

    CCLNY Book Launch – Meet the Contributors

    New York, NY: If you're free this coming Sunday, May 2nd, Editors Cyrus Patell and Bryan Waterman are celebrating the publication of The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York at the Bowery Poetry Club and Café - starting at 8pm. Local contributors will be reading from their chapters and contemplating the idea of New York literature, past, present, and future. Featuring: Betsy Bradley (previously featured on TSotP here) on Knickerbocker NY from Irving to Wharton, Caleb Crain on highlife/lowlife in the 19th century and Daniel Kane on 1970s poetry and punk rock in the East Village. Bar on hand and books for sale! You can find out more about the event here. And while we're on the subject, meet two of the aforementioned contributors: Caleb Crain, author of "The Early Literature of New York’s Moneyed Class" and esteemed blogger at Steamboats Are Ruining Everything and Daniel Kane (author of "From Poetry to Punk in the East Village").

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