Lee Siegel is the author of four books, including, most recently, Are You Serious? How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly.
The esthetic of American social realism, especially when it was fueled by Marxist fires, may have had it right all along.
Death of a Salesman speaks to our time on the failure of competitive capitalism.
OH GEORGE, POOR GEORGE…
Your October 3 cover almost made me feel sorry for George W.
Bush. Now cut that out!
Saturday begins with its main character, Henry Perowne, getting out of bed because he’s unable to sleep and going to stand by an open window.
If Herbert Marcuse and Senator Joseph McCarthy had gone to a movie together in the late 1950s–and that could only happen in a movie–they would have walked out, probably not together, and demand