The brilliant writer offered unblinking insight into hard-luck characters on the fringe of society, yet his own inner world remained elusive during his short life.
Baumbach’s ambitious adaptation of a book by a difficult-to-adapt author comes up short.
Dos Passos’s epic trilogy still indelibly captures the United States in a moment of centrifugal chaos
In this short story, a group of teens confronts environmental racism and the invidious question: “Why don’t you just move?”
Marcos Gonsalez’s debut novel provides an occasion for reflection and healing in traumatic times, now and past.
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.