Articles by Rosecrans Baldwin

December 10, 2011

A Year in Reading: Rosecrans Baldwin 7

For the next two weeks, I only allowed myself an hour a day with Lonesome Dove, to prolong the satisfaction of reading it. One night I slept with it under my pillow. I scratched up the margins and read bits aloud.

December 14, 2010

A Year in Reading: Rosecrans Baldwin 0

It was an exhilarating discovery: a short, upsetting, foxy novel published way back in 2001.

August 12, 2010

Writing Is My Peppermint-Flavored Heroin 17

Panic attacks, advance reviews, firearms, squirrels, and chocolate milk: One writer’s diary leading up to the day his debut novel is published. Or: “The Ecstasy and Agony of My First Novel Being Published.”

December 9, 2009

A Year in Reading: Rosecrans Baldwin 0

George Eliot sustains her inquisition, loves gossip, and rewards patience—the perfect novel.

December 2, 2008

A Year in Reading: Rosecrans Baldwin 1

Rosecrans Baldwin’s first novel, You Lost Me There is coming out soon with Riverhead Books. He’s a founding editor of The Morning News. The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy was one of my favorite books this year. I was living in Paris and it told stories that resembled way too closely my friends’ mishaps, and […]

December 12, 2007

A Year in Reading: Rosecrans Baldwin 0

Rosecrans Baldwin is a founding editor of The Morning News, where he writes the Letters from Paris column. His stories have elsewhere appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” He and his wife live in France. I moved to France this year, and for a few months I […]