Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.


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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Redbrick Manhattan

I have been spending a lot of time in New York this spring, mostly in Manhattan. Always interested to catch the bones of an older city, faced in stone or brick, which still show through Manhattan steel and glass, even midtown. East Forties, above.
 E. 11th St., above & below

 Washington Square
 Chelsea, Edward Hopper Light

 Street Punk
 W. Village

Street punk and mother.
 West Village

 Upper West Side, Riverside Drive

 Upper West Side, Riverside Drive 

E. 11th St., above and below. 

 Glucksman Ireland House NYU, Fifth Avenue near Washiungton Square
 No fooling around.
 Midtown, I think. Or Upper East, 7os. 

 Woolworth Bldg.?

 Broadway, downtown. 


Woolworth Bldg. 

Midtown, East Side.

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