Book Talk of Interest: Ken Krimstein
From Chicago Patch, “Ken Krimstein: The Three Escapes Of Hannah Arendt” — this notice that Mr. Krimstein will present his fascinating new book at the American Writers Museum on September 27th. Details here.
Link here to Ken Krimstein’s website for a whole lot more info.
Book Talk of Interest: Peter Kuper
Peter Kuper will be in conversation with Jeremy Dauber on September 17th at The Strand, talking about his latest book, Kafkaesque: Fourteen Stories. All the info here!
Mr. Kuper will also be appearing at Split Rock Books in Cold Spring, New York on September 21 along with Summer Pierre and Chris Duffy. All the info here for that event.
Link here to Peter Kuper’s website for lots more info on his life and work.
From ANE Online, “The Toon State: Cartoonists Find Sanctuary in Vermont”
— this piece with a good amount of Edward Koren content.
Here’s a fun photo of three exceptionally fine fellows: (l-r) Robert Leighton, Pat Byrnes, and Ken Krimstein. Also of note in the photo: a lot of bagels, a Strand bookstore mug, and a tall mug or cup bearing a photo that appears on The Beatles Live at the BBC, Vol. 2.
Photo: Evanston, Illinois, 2016. Courtesy of Alex Sinclair
Today’s weekly blog from The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor features what promises to be a recurring feature, The Cartoon Lounge, a video shot in Bob Mankoff’s office at the magazine’s Times Square address (for those interested in New Yorker minutia, the actual cartoonists lounge, where cartoonists gather weekly before sitting down with the editor, is just a few feet away from the office seen in the video).
From conventionscene.com, October 21, 2014, ” NYC — Legendary Cartoonists Sign”
— what’s sure to be an interesting event. Scheduled for November 12th @7:30.
Newyorker.com has a wonderful post today by the cartoonist (and snowman expert) Bob Eckstein: “Bookstores of New York”
Link to Bob Eckstein’s website.
Link to his New Yorker work.
And: be sure to check out Mr. Eckstein’s Stanley Cup hockey coverage in The New York Times, beginning with this primer.
From The Huffington Post, December 21, 2012, this online only collection of cartoons by Danny Shanahan and Liza Donnelly for Moms Clean Air Force.
From CTpost. com, December 18, 2012, “New Yorker artist’s work on view in Bethel”
–This post on long time New Yorker contributor, Joe Farris
From the blog, East Village, December 19, 2012, “Victoria Roberts Sketches at The Strand”
From Deadline Hollywood, December 14, 2012, “HBO Orders Comedy Pilot From Bruce Eric Kaplan, Jason Reitman And Lorne Michaels”
From cartoonbrew, December 14, 2012, “Popeye Comics Get Cool” — ( with Roz Chast content).
From The Stamford Advocate, December 20, 2012, “New Haven Biographer Examines Famed New Yorker Cartoonist” –This interview with Deirdre Bair, the author of Saul Steinberg: A Biography.
From Pace University, this interview with Ms. Bair. “Prof. Denning Interviews Bestselling /Biographer Deidre Bair” (the interview must be downloaded).
From The Observer, December 18, 2012, “The Life of The New Yorker’s Favorite Depressive is Drawn Out in New Bio”