Articles by Carolyn Kellogg
December 16, 2014
The book is partly about a aging porn director, partly about a young couple absently plotting revenge against a cop, partly about a former paramedic’s crime.
December 22, 2012
Unfussiness, in fact, is their approach to easier living: using indoor and outdoor space together, designing open floor plans, emphasizing ways to share space together.
December 10, 2011
It’s really terrific. It’s even made me like John Wesley Harding’s music, after all.
December 19, 2010
“So did the book –” I blurted, too late to stop, “ever come out?”
December 19, 2009
The Pynchonmanes like the intellectual challenge of his massive books, and they tend to balk against the straightforward elements of Inherent Vice
December 13, 2008
Carolyn Kellogg is a book critic and the lead blogger at the LA Times book blog Jacket Copy. She recently got www.carolynkellogg.com to call her very own. Dracula by Bram Stoker. There are Goths and there are Vampire Weekend fanatics, but I’m not among them; I wouldn’t have re-read Dracula if I hadn’t had to […]
December 9, 2007
Carolyn Kellogg is a displaced Angeleno getting her MFA in fiction at the University of Pittsburgh. She blogs about books at www.pinkyspaperhaus.com. What Makes Sammy Run by Budd Schulburg. A classic Hollywood novel that was a surprise hit in 1941, it’s set in the thirties and plays as kind of a twisted Gatsby. And it’s […]
December 7, 2006
Carolyn aka Pinky has, of late, been toiling away at — while also giving us the play by play on — the MFA program she started this fall, but she found a moment amidst the semester-end crush to send us a note about the best book she read this year: I’ll leave it to others […]