We’ve come a long way, but we’ve a long way to go in progress for women’s rights.
The task of a critic has to do with the nature of the knowledge we call art.
A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.
In Life Sentences, William Gass shows that consciousness needs to be stressed to be strengthened.
For the critic John Leonard, “books are where we go alone to complicate ourselves.”
Freedom to do just what he pleases defines the life and writing of Geoff Dyer.
A conversation with the author of The Professor about her affair with an older woman and the journals of Susan Sontag.