- April 7, 2008
- Preventive Treatment
Jessica Queller’s written her life into a half-dozen teen TV shows. But how to handle a double mastectomy?
- March 31, 2008
- Peace Offensive
Nicholson Baker gives the Good War a bad rap.
- February 18, 2008
- Losing His Voices
Peter Carey, genius of literary mimicry, comes down with laryngitis.
- February 11, 2008
- Hair of the Doggerel
Is a novel about werewolves/written in verse/necessarily cursed?
- January 14, 2008
- You Are the One
In her new WWII novel, A.L. Kennedy survives her own obstacles (chief among them, writing a WWII novel).
- December 24, 2007
- Taster’s Choice
Is disdain for Céline Dion innate or learned? And what’s wrong with liking her music anyway?
- December 10, 2007
- The Victorian iPod
Amazon’s new e-reader, Kindle, is good because it feels old. Wonder how long that’ll last.
- November 12, 2007
Donald Barthelme’s new posthumous collection, with apologies to Donald Barthelme.
- October 29, 2007
- French Twist
How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read proves its own point.
- October 15, 2007
- The Mother Smotherer
In her new book, Alice Sebold commits a crime more grievous than murder: self-plagiarism.