Michael LaPointe

Michael LaPointe is a writer and critic in Toronto, Canada. He contributes to the Times Literary Supplement and writes a monthly literary essay for The Walrus.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Who is the Me?

As "Frantumaglia" is released in the United States, Michael LaPointe looks at the invisible Elena Ferrante....


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
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