In his latest novel, The Circle, Dave Eggers brilliantly captures the capital G-goodness of the tech utopia mission inherent in Silicon Valley culture.
For Fishkin and other women in academia, however, balancing work and family life is an act that extends far beyond accruing degrees.
In an age where everyone and their hamster has a blog, there is resistance to accept Internet writing into the world of “literature.” And, to be fair, the vast majority of writing on the Internet probably shouldn’t be considered “literature.” But with Boyle’s poetry collection, Muumuu House has found the kind of raw, honest writing that can, perhaps, only take place within a Blogger window.
Miranda July is doodling. She has been sitting in a small conference room at the Four Seasons all day.
Third Eye Blind, the beloved ‘90s alt-rock group, delivered a killer show that transformed the palatial Memorial Auditorium into a house of rock.
Having played at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles, a hot spot for gigs, The Directory was excited to check out Stanford’s campus; the band has played gigs mostly in their hometown of Seattle.
Miranda July’s second film “The Future” is a multi-layered narrative poem, precious in aesthetics, powerful in vision and devastating in sincerity.
“I really love coming to California,” said Chang-Rae Lee with a grin as he took to the podium in Encina Hall’s Bechtel Convention Center on Wednesday evening.