Robert Walser's writing--opaque and ethereal, provoking and digressive--is finally being introduced to American readers.
Laura Kipnis's The Female Thing takes women to task for perpetuating the notion that they're vulnerable.
Reviews of Half of a Yellow Sun, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves and The City Is a Rising Tide.
Stick Out Your Tongue.
By Ma Jian. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 93 pp. $16.
Reviews of novels by Anne Tyler, Chris Abani, and Rodrigo Fresan.
Michel Houellebecq's The Possibility of an Island has at last landed on American shores, along with Pierre Mérot's Mammals.
A Rick Moody novel is generally about one thing and
that is Rick Moody's ability to write very long, occasionally graceful
What makes Fox's The OC so addictive is its
California-kissed story lines and appealing characters. But what is it
about women the show doesn't understand?