Nick Meyer

  1. Classical PreviewTHE BIG BANDS
  2. NavigatorQ: After watching Wimbledon, I’ve got a major jones to play some tennis. Other than pricey clubs and crowded Central Park courts, what ar […]
  3. ‘The Handyman’How does an ordinary person become extraordinary? Carolyn See’s novel The Handyman (Random House; $22.95) follows a young man through the summer […]
  4. ‘The Tesseract’Alex Garland likes to leave readers hanging. Not until the final pages of The Tesseract (Riverhead; $24.95) does he reveal the relevance of the […]
  5. ‘Amsterdam’Winner of Britain’s 1998 Booker Prize for fiction, Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese; $21) is at once far-reaching and tightly sel […]
  6. In Brief: ‘Filth’In Filth (W.W. Norton; $14), Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, offers up another look at the ugly side of human existence. The hero is Bruc […]
  7. Summer Fun: Road ShowsEvery New Yorker harbors an inner tour guide, but it’s best to leave it to the pros. Walk their way.
  8. In Brief: ‘The Meaning of It All’Richard Feynman’s The Meaning of It All (Addison-Wesley; $22) is essentially the late Nobel Prize-winning physicist’s tribute to himself. Subtit […]