UHV/ABR READING SERIES
DATE: Thursday 3/25/2010
TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)
is a professor of English at Illinois State University. A novelist and essayist, he has written several widely acclaimed books, including The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves, Memories of My Father Watching TV, Requiem, and, most recently, The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money and the Crisis of Nature. His essays have appeared in Harper's Magazine, Orion, Playboy, and The Village Voice.
The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature (2009)
The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work (2006)
America's Magic Mountain (2004)
The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves (2003)
In The Slipstream: An FC2 Reader (1999) (Co-edited with Ronald Sukenick)
Memories of My Father Watching TV (1998)
Monstrous Possibility: An Invitation to Literary Politics (1998)
The Idea of Home (1993)
An Illuminated History of The Future (1989)
Metaphysics in the Midwest (1989)
Heretical Songs (1981)