KYD pieces written by Caroline Hamilton
The American author Rick Moody once referred to his friend and colleague Dave Eggers as ‘the Bono of literature’. Something of a backhanded compliment, Moody’s comment was an attempt to celebrate Eggers’s energetic involvement in projects designed to practically improve the state of the world. Bono, the … Read more »
Mad Men was the first television series to be produced by the US cable station American Movie Classics (AMC). Until the series launched in 2007, the network was known to viewers mostly for its reruns of old films. When it debuted, a reviewer at the Los Angeles … Read more »
from Issue No. 11.
He who destroys a good book kills reason itself. John Milton Book lovers, you can exhale,’ assures The New York Times. Thanks to the interest of designers and interior decorators, ‘the printed, bound book has been given a stay of execution.’ According to the Times, … Read more »
from Issue No. 6.
By the time of its arrival, the book titled Freedom was, ironically enough, weighted with baggage. Ten days before its official US release, media organisations reported that President Barack Obama had been spotted with a copy of the novel while on summer holiday at Martha’s Vineyard. These … Read more »
from Issue No. 4.