- February 19, 2007
- The Shotaholic
Pistol Pete was a brilliant and possibly insane player who sadly predated basketball’s highlight age.
- 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?
- September 25, 2006
- The Giant Boy
Orson Welles eats his biographer.
- September 18, 2006
- Orifice Rex
From whence does the sublime emerge? In his wonderful new novel, Memorial, Bruce Wagner has some ideas.
- August 21, 2006
- All Un-Alone in the City
Why the latest chatter about friendship doesn’t feel very relevant to New York.