Claire Messud

Claire Messud's most recent book is The Hunters (Harvest), a
pair of novellas.

The Oceanic Feeling The Oceanic Feeling

John Banville's latest novel, The Sea, winner of the Man Booker Prize, is a painstaking narrative of memory, grief and many losses, remarkable for what it richly conveys about what...

Dec 15, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Claire Messud

Love’s Body Love’s Body

Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer renowned for his capacity to create beautifully controlled surfaces and to beautifully evoke the roiling emotions beneath them.

Apr 28, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Claire Messud

The Secret Sharer The Secret Sharer

Although the epigraph of Damon Galgut's novel is taken from Chekhov, it is the ghost of Graham Greene that hovers most palpably over The Good Doctor, and even in the cadence of i...

Mar 18, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Claire Messud

About Begley About Begley

Louis Begley is perhaps currently best known as the author of About Schmidt, the novel from which the recent acclaimed film starring Jack Nicholson was adapted.

Oct 30, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Claire Messud