That’s me on The Corner

TheTimesTheCorner

The Saturday Times commissioned me to write a really long review of David Simon and Ed Burns’ The Corner, a nonfiction precursor to The Wire. They’ve made it their Book of the Week and given it an inordinate amount of space, which is wholly gratifying. You can read it here, should you wish. I like the Times. It’s the only newspaper to regularly ask me to write things for them. I appreciate that. (They used to pay a lot more, too, but since the start of the year their freelance word rate has been slashed – welcome to the harsh realities of the recession, which is felt in the media as much as anywhere else. Still, it’s better than being a heroin addict in West Baltimore.)

Advertisements

Do leave a reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s