About Seth Greenland

The End of Print

By December 12, 2008

When I was asked to blog for a week on Jewcy, I was pleased, but didn’t want to just shamelessly self-promote. So let’s get that part out of the way quickly. My new novel, Shining City, is about a middle … Read More

When the Going Gets Tough, Satire Gets Going

By December 11, 2008

Is satire over? I’ve been thinking about that since the election finally ended. Both the publisher and the critics called my first novel, The Bones, a satire. It is about the relationship between a self-destructive comedian whose "scabrous" (thank you, … Read More

The Recession Made Me an Optimist

By December 10, 2008

I am not the sunniest person I know. Not even close. But neither am I a font of Scandinavian gloom. If I had to describe how I try to go through the day, the word that comes to mind is … Read More

Publishing 2.0

By December 9, 2008

This past Sunday I went to a book party for a friend’s memoir about love addiction. It was held in a gallery on the trendy fringes of downtown Los Angeles and featured surrealist-tinged erotic art – Giorgio de Chirico meets … Read More

A Hero for Our Times

By December 8, 2008

Seth Greenland, author of Shining City, is guest blogging this week as one of Jewcy‘s Lit Klatsch bloggers.  Greenland’s novel is about an average, married-with-children, Los Angeles man who transforms into a Mercedes-owning high roller. In the year of my … Read More