Lee Siegel

  1. books
    New Biography Renews the Fight Over Saul BellowBrute or genius? Loathed or loved? For me, the war is personal.
  2. Clomping Toward OblivionWho wins with the carriage-horse ban? Not necessarily the horses.
  3. Star-Crossed Starchitect Shot Right in the Façade!1906
  4. Rocks Off!Nelson’s coitus massively interruptus!!!
  5. The BelieverMarilynne Robinson’s demanding novel confines characters— and readers—to Christian doctrine.
  6. Johnny One-NoteIn Villages, John Updike remixes his recurring themes: male ego, adulterous sex, and the death of God. Has this once-brilliant riff becom […]