Ralph Ellison

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Dylan Hicks unveils "West Texas Winds," talks upcoming novel

    ​What a pleasant surprise it was to see this brand new song and video from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Dylan Hicks last week. For one thing it's been far too long to have heard anything new from the "Governor of Fun." He only recently showed up with new material in one of Terry Eason "Song-A-Day ... More >>

  • Books

    April 13, 2005

    The Professor(s) of Desire

    Saul Bellow's time in Minnesota

  • Books

    June 6, 2001

    Divine Hammer

    In his sprawling new novel, John Henry Days, Colson Whitehead chips away at the legends of the 20th Century

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    The Collective Conscious

    Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek gather everyone from Nelson Mandela to Rick James under the hip-hop tent

  • Books

    December 8, 1999
  • Books

    December 8, 1999

    Baby Book

    A hyperliterate infant sets off a kidnapping caper in Percival Everett's metafictional farce, Glyph

  • Movies

    April 29, 1998

    Products of the 'Hood

    Face/Off: Denzel Washington and Ray Allen in Spike Lee's He Got Game