Articles by Matthew Sharpe

September 21, 2009

#19: American Genius, A Comedy by Lynne Tillman 1

In American Genius, a Comedy, Tillman becomes, in effect, a dozen Ellingtons conducting a monumental symphony played by an orchestra consisting of a single multifarious instrument.

December 5, 2007

A Year in Reading: Matthew Sharpe 0

Matthew Sharpe is the author of the novels Jamestown, The Sleeping Father, and Nothing Is Terrible. He lives in New York City. Two books come to mind. One is Richard Powers’ novel The Echo Maker, probably the book I have thought about, talked about, and quoted from the most this year. It concerns, among other […]