Anything Goes at Mama D’s

Originally published in the Bushwick Daily. Photos by Claire Worsley and Ambria Michelle A new speakeasy bonanza on the border of Ridgewood and Bushwick (Bushwood, as the owners think of it -- don’t ever call it “Ridgewick”) features everything from your wildest trip: unspeakably good pastries, intelligent chit-chats over film, one bathroom lacquered in Golden…Read more Anything Goes at Mama D’s

The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman

I ordered The Cosmopolitans after hearing Sarah Schulman at an AWP panel with the gloriously strong and trenchant Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore. I was proud of myself for finally getting around to the work that launched Schulman's career as a novelist and public intellectual in 1990. But about 100 pages into The Cosmopolitans, the sort of insight and anxiety around race, marketing,…Read more The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman