Chris Hesler

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  • 12 years ago | Books

    James Wallace is wired. The tenor saxophonist has just finished a brilliant set at Rossi's Blue Star Room, and now he's seeking affirmation. The afterglow of a live performance does not last long, and he intends to savor every moment. Affable by n...

  • 12 years ago | Books

    A casual visit to Savitt Brothers Paint will yield a week's worth of overheard conversation. And, if you're not careful, you might learn something about home decor along the way. "Fine Paint since 1928" is the half-rhyme that adorns the Savitt bus...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    Looking for more genocide with your rock 'n' roll? Grooving toward the apocalypse with DJ and bandleader Eric Fifteen.

  • 12 years ago | Books

    It is a cold, moonlit Saturday night in Minneapolis. Legions of crows stream into Loring Park and gather in the treetops. On the ground, carloads of revelers mimic the process, circling the congested neighborhood for places to park. Many will opt ...

  • 12 years ago | Books

    David Grossman Someone to Run With translated by Vered Almog and Maya Gurantz Farrar, Strauss and Giroux Tamar, 16 years old and beautiful, has decided to cut off her hair. All of it. Sure, it's a hot summer in Jerusalem, but her reasons run deepe...

  • 13 years ago | Books

    Ireland's troubles visit New York in Adrian McKinty's crime novel.


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