Subject:

Saul Bellow

  • News

    April 9, 2014

    The sweat life of urban saunas in Minnesota

    Twin Cities locals celebrate hot Finnish traditions behind steamy doors

  • 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 >>

  • Columns

    April 9, 2008
  • Columns

    April 2, 2008
  • Music

    September 14, 2005

    Chicago Seemed Alive Last Night

    Sufjan Stevens's beautiful tribute to the Land of Lincoln

  • Books

    April 13, 2005

    The Professor(s) of Desire

    Saul Bellow's time in Minnesota

  • Books

    April 13, 2005
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2005

    Slushy

    Hands off the Slushy   In a muscular new campaign, Canada lays claim to its icy nether regions   A new regime with expansionist ambitions has begun to terrorize the world's seaways. The name of these brigands is the High Arctic Sovereignty Patrol and from Meighen to the Amund Ringnes Islands, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2005

    The Dean?s December (revised)

    I didn?t read Saul Bellow until I was in my late ?20s, when I picked up ?Henderson the Rain King? and fell in love. Since then he has become my favorite writer of any style and from any era. He was both funny and profound, innovative and traditional, high and low, earthy and intellectual, all that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2005

    Wednesday morning papers

    Reggie, we liked ye better when we hardly knew ye In the Strib: As we've been saying for weeks, there is ample reason to believe there's less to Reggie Fowler's Vikings bid than meets the eye; today comes a report that Fowler still has not disclosed his finances to the NFL, and that--also discussed ... More >>

  • Books

    October 16, 2002

    A Tribe of One

    Zadie Smith's Jamaican-British-Chinese-Jewish novel

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    John Berryman Leapt Here

    Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities

  • Feature

    June 30, 1999
  • Feature

    September 9, 1998

    JOHN BERRYMAN

    The dreamer wakes

  • Feature

    February 18, 1998

    The Great Spectator

    Radio Free Chicago: Studs Terkel holds down the microphone at WFMT in 1978.

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