Michael Conniff

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Autistic Artist's Detailed 'Images Of Quogue' Displayed At Library - Quogue

Aug 14, 2016 6:49 PM<p>By Jaime Zahl<p>The Quogue Library Art Gallery is hosting a unique and deeply personal art exhibition throughout the month of August.<p>…

Jurgen Klinsmann: U.S. players must 'throw themselves in the shark tank'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jurgen Klinsmann is one of the most polarizing soccer coaches in the world. Many passionately support his drive to improve the performances of his players and his teams, while others are vociferously opposed to all the moving and shaking he does.<p>But he is also arguably one of the most …

Rieder: Newspapers haven't 'cracked code,' Buffett says

When I talked to Warren Buffett three years ago, he confided that he had a forbidden passion.<p>"It's almost unnatural how much I love newspapers," he said.<p>And he was acting on that love. Four years after saying that he wouldn't buy newspapers "at any price," the financial guru had started snapping …

Shrimp-and-Grits Casserole

A comforting meal of shrimp and grits packed into one casserole dish. Enjoy with a side of hot sauce if you want an extra kick.<p>Preheat the oven to …

Popular 'Ulysses' Writing App for Mac Expands to the iPad, Gets Major Update

Soulmen's popular Markdown text editor designed for writers, <i>Ulysses</i>, has long been available on the Mac and is one of the more popular Mac-based writing apps due to its clean, text-focused distraction-free interface and it's organizational system. As of today, <i>Ulysses</i> for Mac is getting a major …

Paris Review - Amos Oz, The Art of Fiction No. 148

Interviewed by Shusha Guppy<p>Issue 140, Fall 1996<p>Amos Oz lives in Arad, a small new town of twenty-two thousand inhabitants, built in 1961 in the Negev Desert. To reach him, I took the bus from Jerusalem to Beersheba, then another to Arad. At the bus station everyone knew his house, and a man …

Paris Review - Joseph Heller, The Art of Fiction No. 51

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 60, Winter 1974<p>Joseph Heller, ca. 1986<p>This interview with Joe Heller took place during the week of the publication of <i>Something Happened</i>—a literary event of considerable significance, because the novel is only the second of the author’s career. The first, of …

Paris Review - Toni Morrison, The Art of Fiction No. 134

Interviewed by Elissa Schappell, with additional material from Claudia Brodsky Lacour<p>Issue 128, Fall 1993<p>Toni Morrison, ca. 2008. Photograph by Angela Radulescu<p>Toni Morrison detests being called a “poetic writer.” She seems to think that the attention that has been paid to the lyricism of her work …

Paris Review - Salman Rushdie, The Art of Fiction No. 186

Interviewed by Jack Livings<p>Issue 174, Summer 2005<p>Salman Rushdie as a boy in Bombay.<p>Salman Rushdie was born in Bombay in 1947, on the eve of India’s independence. He was educated there and in England, where he spent the first decades of his writing life. These days Rushdie lives primarily in New …

Paris Review - Evelyn Waugh, The Art of Fiction No. 30

Interviewed by Julian Jebb<p>Issue 30, Summer-Fall 1963<p>Evelyn Waugh, ca. 1913, photograph by Carl Van Vechten.<p>The interview which follows is the result of two meetings on successive days at the Hyde Park Hotel, London, during April 1962.<p>I had written to Mr. Waugh earlier asking permission to interview …

Paris Review - John Irving, The Art of Fiction No. 93

Interviewed by Ron Hansen<p>Issue 100, Summer-Fall 1986<p>John Irving, ca. 2010. Photograph by Jost Hindersmann<p>John Irving was interviewed in the cramped back room of his otherwise large and luxurious apartment in Manhattan. A jump rope hangs on the door, a heavy set of weights “is always in the way” on …

Paris Review - Peter Taylor, The Art of Fiction No. 99

Interviewed by Barbara Thompson Davis<p>Issue 104, Fall 1987<p>Peter Taylor at Kenyon College, 1941. Photograph by Robie Macauley.<p>Peter Taylor is a storyteller of fixed abode. His ancestral ghosts inhabit an irregular triangle formed by Memphis, Nashville, and the farm at Trenton in Gibson County where …

Paris Review - John Steinbeck, The Art of Fiction No. 45 (Continued)

Interviewed by George Plimpton and Frank Crowther<p>Issue 63, Fall 1975<p><i>This winter, The Viking Press will publish the fourth volume 0f</i> Writers at Work<i>, continuing its collections of interviews on the craft of fiction from</i> The Paris Review<i>. Included will be the “interview” with John Steinbeck which was</i> …

Paris Review - Susan Sontag, The Art of Fiction No. 143

Interviewed by Edward Hirsch<p>Issue 137, Winter 1995<p>Susan Sontag lives in a sparsely furnished five-room apartment on the top floor of a building in Chelsea on the west side of Manhattan. Books—as many as fifteen thousand—and papers are everywhere. A lifetime could be spent browsing through the books …

Paris Review - William F. Buckley Jr., The Art of Fiction No. 146

Interviewed by Sam Vaughan<p>Issue 139, Summer 1996<p>William Frank Buckley Jr.<p>William Frank Buckley Jr.—founder, editor, and now editor at large of the <i>National Review</i>, and author, lecturer, and host of public television’s <i>Firing Line</i>, the longest-running serious TV talk show—was born in New York City on …

Jon Stewart on 'Rosewater,' Springsteen and 'Sexual Tension' With Bill O'Reilly

Jon Stewart has a week off from <i>The Daily Show,</i> but as he walks into a tiny conference room at the show's midtown Manhattan headquarters late on a …

Brothers in BRONG: How Hans Zimmer and Christopher Nolan Make the Boldest Scores in Hollywood

There wasn’t a movie when Christopher Nolan asked the composer Hans Zimmer to compose the music for <i>Interstellar</i>. Before Nolan could direct his …

Paris Review - Ray Bradbury, The Art of Fiction No. 203

Interviewed by Sam Weller<p>Issue 192, Spring 2010<p>Bradbury in 1978.<p>Ray Bradbury has a vacation house in Palm Springs, California, in the desert at the base of the Santa Rosa mountains. It’s a Rat Pack–era affair, with a chrome-and-turquoise kitchen and a small swimming pool in back. A few years ago, …

Malcolm Gladwell critique: David and Goliath misrepresents the science.

Malcolm Gladwell, the <i>New Yorker</i> writer and perennial best-selling author, has a new book out. It's called <i>David and Goliath: Misfits, Underdogs, and</i> …