David Mikics

David Mikics, the author of Slow Reading in a Hurried Age, is the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of English at the University of Houston.

Saul Bellow (middle) after acknowledging his receipt of the Nobel Prize in Literature, October 22, 1976. (Credit: Charles Knoblock / AP)

The Flow of Life The Flow of Life

Is Saul Bellow the central American novelist since Willa Cather and William Faulkner?

Sep 10, 2015 / Books & the Arts / David Mikics

Shelf Life

Shelf Life Shelf Life

How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.

Apr 8, 2014 / Books & the Arts / David Mikics