What you will be impressed by is the strength of the interior thinking, the detailing of the voices sorting out their confusion.
We were both English-speaking ex-patriots living in Istanbul, and John Ash’s poetry spoke eloquently to that shared experience.
L. M. Brown knows there are certain questions in life that we just never get the answers to. Or dare to ask.
Alan Rosen’s book thoughtfully illuminates the perilous calendrical devotion of Jews during the Holocaust, seeing it as a form of resistance.
José Luis Trueba Lara’s anti-popularist history is the truest kind of people’s history.
Audiences knew (or at least thought they knew) something was up, and that something was what made these performers unique.
If this collection has one failing, it is its attempt to make Flannery O’Connor into something she was not: “woke.”
It’s Walker Percy’s subversive strategy to stick us with a decided non-hero and have us gradually appreciate his non-participatory status.
Peter Keough has edited a useful, insightful, and delightful new collection of short essays that explore films that appeal to adults who seek childlike glee or awe at the movies.
If you have not read John Berger, by the end of this biography you’re likely to feel an urgent need to pick up one of his books.