Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is the author of Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan (Anchor) and editor of the anthology American Film Critics: From the Silents Until Now (Library of America).

The Improbable Moralist The Improbable Moralist

Leonard Michaels's fiction captured his evolution from sex-obsessed misogyny to self-identified moralism.

Jun 21, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Phillip Lopate

Agee’s Gospel Agee’s Gospel

Two new volumes in the Library of America series present the life and work of James Agee, whose flashes of greatness as an essayist, screenwriter, novelist and Nation film reviewe...

Nov 17, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Phillip Lopate

New York State of Mind New York State of Mind

After two elegantly written, consistently engaging, critically praised, ambitious if not entirely satisfying novels, the prodigiously gifted Colson Whitehead has given the read...

Nov 13, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Phillip Lopate