Books, Etc.


Master Class in Fiction Writing
"Adam Sexton is onto something with this vastly intelligent and helpful book of his."
--from the Foreword by Jonathan Ames

"Adam Sexton taught me how to read like a writer--and, in a way, how to write like a reader. For without first considering the experience of reading stories--seriously, thoroughly, the way Sexton does--you can't possibly write one worth reading."
--Tara McCarthy, author, Love Will Tear Us Apart

"The #1 book I recommend to my fiction-writing students."
--Rick Rofihe, author, Father Must


Love Stories
“This collection covers the court better than Pete Sampras in his prime…a 140-mph serve into the heart of contemporary literature.”
--Stefan Fatsis, NPR commentator; author, Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic

Contributors include Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike, and David Foster Wallace

Rap on Rap
"Intelligent, insightful, and captivating... This ambitious book...surely belongs on the shelves of most public libraries... Highly recommended."
--Library Journal

"A lively and informative collection.... Rap on Rap asks the questions well and answers them fairly."
--Publishers Weekly

Acquired by the Hiphop Archive at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research

Contributors include Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Spike Lee, Tricia Rose, and Andrew Ross

Desperately Seeking Madonna
"Better than any of the pseudo-academic collections that followed."
--Greil Marcus

"A fascinating compendium of Madonnathink."
--Vogue

"Pretty cool."
-- Tabitha Soren, MTV News

Acquired by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archive

Contributors include Nicholson Baker, Jean-Paul Gaultier, bell hooks, Camille Paglia, and Luc Sante

Shakespeare: The Manga Editions
"Brilliant, wethinks."
--the Washington Post

Shakespeare's Hamlet: The Manga Edition (with Tintin Pantoja)

"The Deep"
Short story published by These Fifty States

"Recommendation: The Centaur"
Essay published in Post Road


"Anhook and the Eskimo Caddie"
Short story published by Underwater New York