Ryan Bloom is an English lecturer at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has written for The New Yorker, The Arabesques Review, The Baltimore Sun, The Current, Horizon Magazine, The Orlando Sentinel, and other publications. His translation of Albert Camus's Notebooks 1951-1959 (Rowman and Littlefield) was nominated for the 2009 French-American and Florence Gould Foundation's excellence in translation award.
When the novelist learned to escape his own mind, he got a little closer to the greatness he sought.Ryan BloomNov 26, 2012
After 79 years, Washington, D.C., finally has a major league baseball team in the playoffs.Ryan BloomOct 05, 2012
A.N. Wilson's new biography explains how losing money, mother, and mind created Hitler.Ryan BloomMar 27, 2012
With the new translation of the Kama Sutra, it's not all about sex.Ryan BloomFeb 14, 2012
Mimicking a familiar format, Alan Lightman's Mr. g fails to create a unique world.Ryan BloomJan 24, 2012