Anthony Shadid was an exceedingly rare reporter in the thinning ranks of American journalism.
The critic James Wolcott has been gamely fighting losing battles for most of his career.
Anne Rophie’s Art and Madness, Millicent Monk’s Songs of Three Islands, Maisie Houghton’s Pitch Uncertain.
Jonathan Raban has made a persona out of the self that feels nowhere at home.
Cheney has a somewhat deluded sense of recent history.
For half a century, Bill Zimmerman has labored for progressive causes as an organizer and political consultant. In a new memoir, he looks back on his career with an unwavering commitment to his beliefs.
Dylan’s Mr. Jones was confused by revolution; the persona of Deb Olin Unferth’s memoir is nonchalant about it.
Robert Duncan saw in H.D.'s poetry “The story of survival, the evolution of forms in which live survives.”
Merrill Gilfillan’s The Bark of the Dog and The Warbler Road; Tony Judt’s The Memory Chalet.
A talk-show like Dick Cavett's, intelligent but not intellectual, offered television a new twist.