Articles by Kristopher Jansma

December 18, 2013

A Year in Reading: Kristopher Jansma 1

Most art from Warhol to present leaves me eye rolling and/or giggling. It finally helped me to understand the contents of the Whitney Museum as more than bad practical jokes.

June 18, 2012

Shadow of a Doubt: Franz Kafka and TV’s ‘The Killing’ 16

When I first began to watch The Killing two months ago, I told a friend who’d been watching since day one. His reaction was vehement. “Goddamn FUCK THE KILLING. I keep watching it and it keeps NOT GOING ANYWHERE. And yet I cannot stop watching.”

February 1, 2011

Saving Salinger 31

“The Last and Best of the Peter Pans” and “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls” have never been published in the nearly sixty years since Salinger wrote them.  Princeton’s Firestone Library now protects the only known copies.