In times of chaos, sometimes we look back to things like math and grammar for solace.
Robinson’s “baggy monster” of a novel offers a daring and kaleidoscopic view of how humanity might actually grapple with impending climate catastrophe.
Le Carré elevated quit lit into something sublime and deserving of literary awards, unlike my overwrought internet Weltschmertz.
Inexplicably acclaimed, Rooney’s novel offers canned millennial gender play with a scrawny garnish of warmed-over Marxism.
Writer Murray Browne looks back at Pynchon’s novel, once heralded by critics as “bonecrushingly dense,” in light of the age of Qanon.
Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.
Nikolai Gogol’s 1835 short story “Nevsky Prospect” opens with a paean to the vivacity of life on its titular street.
We all know the year sucked, but there was some amazing stuff to read, hear, and watch. Our picks.