Author: Elgin Tolliver

Lucullus, the Bankers, and What to do with Time Itself

Editor's Picks, Essays

By Elgin Tolliver / That the study of ancient Greece and Rome is among my obsessions prompted a friend of mine to question the relevance of...

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Memoirs of a Midwesterner

Editor's Picks, Poetry

By Elgin Tolliver / I came to in a strange hotel, fresh off a tryst withMadame de Pompadour.King Louis didn’t like it, but the...

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Notes on Nick Kolakowski’s Jake Halligan Novels

Book Reviews, Editor's Picks

By Elgin Tolliver / Who doesn’t want a sister like Jack Halligan’s sister Frankie in Nick Kolakowski’s novels about...

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Splashing the Pot: First-Person Narrators, Charisma & Why My Stash Might Not Be Your Stash

Book Reviews, Editor's Picks, Essays

By Elgin Tolliver / I don’t need to check with Nate Silver before I make the following prediction: forty-nine percent of Americans...

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