We interviewed relatives…. The discussions were lively; people disagreed about what had happened in the past. My great-grandfather had been murdered in Russia. My great uncle, a man in his late 60s, described the murder to us and as he did, he cried. That moment stayed with me.
by Nicole Wolverton
Tuli Kupferberg once proclaimed himself the world’s oldest rock star. He was 42 when he and poet Ed Sanders founded The Fugs in 1964.
In Monday’s feature on Diana Athill, Amy Weldon showed us the many facets of Athill’s accomplishments—writing, editing, and publishing; the quest to find an identity beyond the constraints of gender; and an unflagging commitment to clear sight and honesty in her prose. These are represented in the quotes below, taken from Athill’s memoirs, interviews, and …