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Anderson on Franzen’s Freedom: ‘A Work of Total Genius’
"A reminder ... of why everyone got so excited about Franzen in the first place."By Lane Brown
Vulture Reading Room Discusses David Foster Wallace's 'Nixon Tapes'
On "Wallace’s fullest elaboration of what he saw as the key question of modern existence."By Nick Catucci
Anderson Reviews 13-Year-Old Self
Sam Anderson reviews 'Flight,' the 1990 Michael Jordon biography he wrote as a 13-year-old, recently unearthed in his mom's garage.By Lane Brown
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Honduras President Manuel Zelaya Was Underdressed for a Coup
To be fair, it's hard to decide what to wear to these things.By Jessica Pressler
David Rees Gets His PowerPoint On
The 'Get Your War On' author has submitted his first contribution to the Vulture Reading Room, in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.By Lane Brown
Things Heating Up in the Vulture Reading Room
Two more pundits weigh in on Bill Wasik's 'And Then There’s This.'By Lane Brown
Welcome to Wetlands and the Vulture Reading Room
'New York' book critic Sam Anderson has convened a roundtable of literary luminaries to discuss 'Wetlands,' a novel that brims over with sex talk and bodily fluids.By Nick Catucci
Sam Anderson Remembers David Foster Wallace
Lots of public figures organize their work around the demons that eventually take them down, but few of them ever do so with the apparent wisdom and self-awareness Wallace did.By Sam Anderson
‘New York’ Critic Sam Anderson Enlivens National Book Critics Circle Awards
Best speech of the night has to go to Sam Anderson, who gave a rousing defense of the art of criticism.
Congratulations to ‘New York’ Book Critic Sam Anderson!
New York's book critic is the winner of the Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing from the NBCC.
Sam Anderson: How Critics, Including Me, Screwed Up Our Alice Sebold Reviews
How did we all get an important plot detail so totally wrong?
Nathan Zuckerman's Penis: A Critical Overview
The Season of the Wang continues.
‘New York’ Book Critic Sam Anderson's ‘Deathly Hallows’ Reading Diary
An hour-by-hour catalogue of a weekend of wizardry.