Miami native Ben Greenman has never been shy about toying with convention.
via Ben GreenmanThe New Yorker editor and novelist -- and let's not forget, Miami New Times alum -- has won acclaim for his McSweeney's-approved approach to writing, as in his last novel, 2009's ... More >>
Ben Greenman was a 20-year-old rookie scribe
fresh out of Yale when he was hired to write for the Miami New Times in 1990. The Palmettto Senior High alum joined a rabble
rousing crew of writers who included Greg Baker, Jim Defede, Sean Rowe and
Steve Almond. They were the ones who ... More >>
WikicommonsFormer Miami New Times staffer, Palmetto High grad, and current New Yorker editor Ben Greenman will read from his new book, Please Step Back, this Saturday at 5 p.m at Books & Books Coral Gables (265 Aragon Ave.).If you missed our review of the book -- a retros ... More >>
Melville House BooksI used to spend a lot of time and money purchasing slick vinyl re-issues of "forgotten" or "lost" eras in American music: albums with titles like New Orleans Funk, Vol. 1: The Original Sound of Funk, 1960-1975 and Miami Sound: Rare Funk and Soul from Miami, Florida 1967-1974 ... More >>