99 years after Liberty and the News, Walter Lippmann’s hopes for journalism remain largely unfulfilled.
Susan Larson’s The Murder of Figaro is spiced with raunch, witticisms, and behind the scenes verisimilitude of rehearsal life.
We Are All Good People Here is an enormously insightful examination of how dangerous suggestible people can be, to those around them and to themselves.
This fine novel is portrait of Baltimore as a city at war with itself.
In his new book, poet Charles Simic employs his customary strategies, but he seldom achieves the intensity he once did.
Words from George Orwell to live by: “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.”
In Frozen Charlotte, Susan de Sola provides readers with enough aesthetic pleasure and thoughtful commentary about today’s world to remind us of just how good — and necessary — poetry can be.
David Treuer’s expansive new history of native America from 1890 to the present looks with skeptical, Indian eyes from inside simplistic American symbols and narratives.
In Extremis is required reading not only for anyone interested in war, but for anyone interested in how an unusual woman makes her way in the world.
I happily read The Earth Dies Streaming through, all 433 pages of acute, often brilliant writing. And also often funny as hell.