Make what you will of this often page-turning confection, which if not particularly literary, may be a bunch of fun.
Farrar Straus and Giroux
Like Blinky in Pac-Man, the narrator of this provocative but often frustrating and diffuse book gobbles up everything.
Her poems are sassy.
To his credit, Louis Menand personalizes his historical cast and humanizes ideologies and aesthetics.
A taboo interracial romance may not be groundbreaking material for fiction, but Robinson’s spare conflicts are only the means to generate intimations of the profound in the everyday.