Michael LaPointe

Michael LaPointe is a writer and literary journalist in Vancouver, British Columbia. He contributes to the Times Literary Supplement.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Armageddon of New China

László Krasznahorkai's "Destruction and Sorrow Beneath the Heavens" chronicles a pilgrimage in search of the authentic China....


The Book Gets Fatter: Lydia Davis's "Can't and Won't"

If the sentences in that paragraph have the austerity of a textbook — no proper nouns, few concrete details, indeed nothing that typically signals creative writing — you might suspect those sentences were written by Lydia Davis....


Fiction: New & Noteworthy

Second Acts: Daniel Alarcón's At Night We Walk in Circles by Michael LaPointe        Such Great Heights: Erica Jong’s ...


Death Becomes Her

One of the best possible perspectives from which to tell a story is that of a ghost....

Death Becomes Her