Dirt has the unsurprising effect of making you hungry; if your mind wanders as you are reading, you’ll probably find yourself thinking of food.
Here is a splendid biography from which you will learn things you never suspected, a book that will renew your faith in passion and what Louis Bromfield called those peculiarly American traits: integrity and idealism.
One of the pleasures of The Glass Hotel is how easily digestible it is; the prose rolls off the page, rewarding the reader’s close attention with subtle insights into character and motivation.
Play The Way You Feel is the best volume around on the uneasy relationship between film and jazz.
What do graphic novels about architecture bring to our understanding of the urban experience? They suggest that buildings can be like our memories — they hide as much as they show.
Like Nina Antonia and Robert Clark, Mark Doty deftly interweaves personal narrative with his literary concerns.
Few contemporary authors much care to tussle with the proverbial mot juste; Lance Olsen insists on it, and over the course of fifteen novels, five books of nonfiction, and five short story collections, has shown himself a master of prose style.
Nate Patrin’s magnificently written and wildly informative new book argues for the artistry of sampling, its potential for beauty.
Rowan Ricardo Phillips attempts to combine a woke perspective with his vast knowledge of poetry from the past.
One of the masterpieces of Russian drama is done justice in a English version that successfully captures much of the wit and fluency of the original.