When did we last see a novel of such stimulating complexity that’s so downright hopeful too?
Ah, Florida, “the grease trap under America’s George Foreman Grill”: not just “weird America,” also “impending America.”
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.
In Washington Black novelist Esi Edugyan has defied the cliché of the escaped slave discovering freedom.
What could easily have become a dense, jargon-filled work of cultural psychology instead reads like a thoughtful conversation.
Two books — one nonfiction, the other fiction — that deal with Jewish history.
Jay McInerney’s characters may live on exotic mixed drinks and fine wines, but they still suffer moral dilemmas and have consciences they cannot silence.
In no way does Sweetbitter succeed in doing what you are led to expect of it: to frame the post-9/11 zeitgeist.
With this excellent volume, Robert Tombs offers further proof that there should be no variance between good history and good writing.
Glow is a witty, accessible, but at times overly ambitious journey through the world of exotic drugs, the chemistry of romance, and the insidious effects of globalization.