Category Archives: Books

Lambchop

If the band’s name is the name of a food, does it count as Plate Discipline material? I decided yes. It’s hard to know how to sell people on Nixon, the Lambchop album the internet seems to agree was the … Continue reading

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Just the facts, ma’am? (In a pig’s ear)

Further to today’s conversation about the author of The Lifespan of a Fact, John D’Agata. (Here is the piece I read about him.) The question is whether there’s any validity to the claim that it’s OK to change facts in … Continue reading

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