- April 2, 2007
- DNasty Boy
Dana Vachon, the investment banker turned blogger turned novelist, is one very sincere satirist.
- March 26, 2007
- The Talking Cure
In How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman cuts through our fear—and fetishization—of M.D.’s.
- March 12, 2007
- By Our Contributors: ‘Heyday’
In Kurt Andersen's Heyday, we find ourselves in a past that can’t stop hurtling toward modernity, a world where things are changing so fast that one character suffers from “anticipatory nostalgia.”
- March 5, 2007
- Is This Book Worth Getting?
A no-frills guide to the just-published nonfiction shelf.
- January 22, 2007
Come on, Martin Amis, you can do worse than this.
- December 4, 2006
- Thomas Pynchon vs. the World
Against the Day is exhausting, twisted, and paranoid. But that doesn’t mean Pynchon can’t also be fun.
- November 13, 2006
- The Feminine Mistake
Laura Kipnis engages in a very ambitious analysis—what ails women?—but fails to deliver a cure.
- October 30, 2006
- Truly Heartbreaking
In his new novel about a Sudanese refugee, Dave Eggers delivers nothing short of genius.
- October 23, 2006
- Fillet of Soul
Andrew Sullivan strips conservatism to its core, slicing out the fundamentalism. But his most interesting argument is with himself.
- October 16, 2006
- A Man Walks Out of a Bar
Can notorious pickup artist Neil Strauss really leave the game behind?