All posts tagged “Thoreau

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Mix Tape: Only Human

In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: the dos and (mortifying) don’ts of author introductions (Chabon is not pronounced “Sha-BONE”); the $40,000 NEA grant USC will use to develop a Henry David Thoreau video game; Jonathan Franzen’s reflections on the suicide of… Read More

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Mix Tape: March Madness

In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: The Dude himself is publishing a book of Zen teachings…because nihilism “must be exhausting”; scientists use Thoreau’s Walden notes to prove the temperature has risen; a poet roundhouse kicks a violent robber; and more can’t-miss literary tidbits.