Miriam Markowitz was the deputy literary editor of The Nation. She now lives in Kingston, Jamaica.
Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.
Afflicted with a mental disorder, Carrie Mathison is an unlikely American hero, and seems a bad bet besides.
Janet Malcolm can be brutal in her judgments, but it is the casual brutality of keen observation.
If love has been exhausted as a literary theme, has it vanished from our experience of life as well?