Tag Archives: Julian Barnes

NYT’s ‘New York City Haiku’ Has Nothing on Félix Fénéon

A few months ago the New York Times ran a New York City in 17 Syllables contest, soliciting haikus (three lines of five, seven and five syllables) about the Big Town. For National Poetry Month, The New York Times asked … Continue reading

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News Item o’ the Day (Assault With A Dog Edition)

So this popped up today in the UK & World News app on the hardworking staff’s cellphone: Puppy thrown at German biker gang A German student “mooned” a group of Hell’s Angels and hurled a puppy at them before escaping … Continue reading

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