Articles by Hamilton Leithauser

December 3, 2013

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) 1

I’d never read anything by her before and was just floored.

December 13, 2012

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) 0

Wow what an asshole he was!

December 9, 2011

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) 6

This guy is not afraid of diving into the serious shit. It’s a first-hand account of the fighting and aftermath in Iraq and Afghanistan. Over and over you just can’t believe what you’re reading.

December 7, 2010

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser 2

He has a plain-Jane, perfectly mild style that is so satisfying. It’s like a great roasted chicken.

December 13, 2009

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser 2

In my favorite Kingsley Amis novels, like One Fat Englishman and The Green Man, the main character is just such a prick in such a funny way, you just know Amis is really enjoying writing about himself.

December 2, 2008

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser 2

Hamilton Leithauser is the lead singer for the rock band The Walkmen. They released their fourth record You & Me this fall. He lives in Manhattan. A few books that I really enjoyed this year were: Roger’s Version by John Updike. The novel follows a weathered, sour divinity professor (Roger) who surprises even himself with […]

December 4, 2007

A Year in Reading: Hamilton Leithauser 1

Hamilton Leithauser is lead singer of The Walkmen. The New York-based band released A Hundred Miles Off and Pussycats in 2006 and has a new album on the way in Spring 2008. Set in modern London, where all is dark and dirty, and those characters that haven’t abandoned all morals are simply too stupid to […]