- November 17, 2008
- Prose Poem
Roberto Bolaño’s brilliant, messy everything novel.
- November 3, 2008
- Five Lives
What Emily Post has in common with Rimbaud.
- October 13, 2008
- Algorithm & Blues
The wonder and terror of Google.
- September 15, 2008
- Go Ask Alice
The even-timelier-than-expected novel about Laura Bush.
- August 11, 2008
- How James Wood’s ‘How Fiction Works’ Works
And why it sometimes doesn’t.
- July 14, 2008
- A History of Hooch
The Greeks worshipped it; the Aztecs were a little more conflicted.
- June 2, 2008
- The Sex Lives of Others
Robert Olen Butler trawls the outer limits (Nixon, Santa Claus) of erotic imagination.
- May 26, 2008
- Dada’s Boy
A reexamination of Chris Farley’s tragically short career.
- May 12, 2008
- Anarchy and Semicolons
A novel in which a punctuation mark could almost be called destiny.
- April 21, 2008
- Kids’ Lit Gets Graphic
Two surprise best sellers may herald a young-adult revolution.