Articles by Alexander Nazaryan

February 20, 2013

Detroit Fiction: On Rightsizing American Literature 35

Literature could not find itself in a better place from which to escape the confining and picayune interiority of the last half-century.

July 26, 2011

Friday Night Fumble: When Mediocre TV Masquerades as High Art 44

Friday Night Lights is bad television. And if it is art, then it is art that is purposefully misleading, which is art of the worst kind. Something is truly rotten in the state of Texas.

May 3, 2011

Darkness to Light: Alexandra Styron’s Reading My Father 1

Like many nurtured in the penumbra of genius, Alexandra Styron got a good story out of her privations.