J.M. Coetzee's Summertime and the fictions of self-deception.
A long-lost memoir of the Spanish Civil War moves jaggedly between boredom, fleeting triumphs and terror.
Over a decade ago, in his novel The Ax, Donald E. Westlake captured the ruthlessness and anomie of economic Darwinism.
Laura Miller's study of C.S. Lewis falls short of providing a coherent theory of Narnia's magic.
In The Winter Sun, Fanny Howe proves to be a reluctant and rebellious memoirist.
A half-century later, re-evaluating the works of C. Wright Mills, in The Politics of Truth.
Cynthia Ozick, Norman Podhoretz and Alfred Chester contribute to the education of an editor. Second of a two-part memoir.
An unfinished memoir by the late literary editor and critic. The first part of a two-part article.
Upstairs and downstairs with Virginia, Vanessa and the Bloomsbury set.
Who's more to blame in the Love and Consequences hoax: the faux ghetto girl or the credulous book editors and reviewers who so eagerly snapped up her story?