The New Yorker's art critic turns his eye toward the cultural summits.
A teacher discovers that sixty years after its publication, Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country still stirs deep emotions about fathers and errant sons.
The Kindle e-reader lightens your load, but can you curl up with it in bed?
It's National Poetry Month, and that means cooked meat.
A journey through the American heartland reveals the anger and desperation of the Great Depression.
An account of the most recent installment in the nation's sick love affair with literary exhibitionists.
Susan Faludi's Terror Dream made a provocative splash, but therapy is no substitute for understanding reality.
A not-too-fond remembrance of "Squire Willie,"
patron saint of post-World War II American conservatism.
No chain stores or web sites can replace Dutton's in the hearts of the LA literati.
"To achieve 'social values more noble than mere monetary profit,' to
'keep the money changers permanently out of the temple of our
civilization'...would be to transform America."