Dos Passos’s epic trilogy still indelibly captures the United States in a moment of centrifugal chaos
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.
Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.
Journalists vs. Academia: The Case of William Deresiewicz and Lawrence Buell’s The Dream of the Great American Novel
Everybody seems to have a problem with academics these days. We’ve known for a long time that the […]
At the end of Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil, we see Tanya, a jaded gypsy, reflecting on the […]