Articles by ekbookman

Poets! They’re Just Like Us!

August 25, 2012

Sometimes, the poems are more than you need. Sometimes you just want to know Frank O’Hara’s SAT scores. On days like this we society members like to reach for some of our favorite literary biographies, memoirs and letter collections; books that give us glimpses into the daily lives that [...]

Bookstore Spotlights: A Cappella Books (Atlanta, GA)

June 11, 2012

For the academic off-season, Tate Street High Society members are on the move, which can only mean one thing: it’s time to discover some new bookstores! So before embarking for the West Coast, this contributor went to hit up the local bookstore in the Little Five Points neighborhood of [...]

Our President the Poet

May 6, 2012

In the most recent issue of Vanity Fair, author David Maraniss sheds light on the dark and romantic years Obama spent in New York City following his graduation from Columbia. The piece includes excerpts from letters and diaries of both Barack and his New York girlfriend, Genevieve Cook, whose [...]