Interview with Sean Michaels

Sean Michaels is a writer and music critic.  His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Believer, the Walrus, Pitchfork and at McSweeney's; his first novel, Us Conductors, won the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize.  He also founded the music blog Said the Gramophone in 2003.  You can find him online at Shauna Kosoris: Your... Continue Reading →

Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

I’m always a little suspicious of award winning books because their selection by committee often means that compromises have been made somewhere along the line. These were not evident when I read Us Conductors by Sean Michaels, winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. It is a classic work of faction, weaving together real people... Continue Reading →

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