After the success of Infinite Jest in 1996, David Foster Wallace took a vacation from fiction and, perhaps, from fans’ expectations with A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again.
Legend has it that Potemkin, burdened by duties and melancholy, once neglected to order the packing up of one of his stage-set villages.
A few years ago, one of Lebanon’s giddier periodicals, suitably titled Prestige, published as its cover story an interview with a Lebanese celebrity.
Early in Hannibal, Thomas Harris’s hungrily anticipated sequel to The Silence of the Lambs, an Italian chief investigator on the trail of Dr.
Between 1945 and 1947 the United States underwent perhaps the most breathtaking ideological transformation in its history.
Quick, name a recent Nobel Peace Prize laureate accused of colluding in a program of mass murder. No, not Henry Kissinger–that’s old news.
The title character in Run Lola Run lives underneath a fibrous growth that in shape resembles a neglected patch of lawn and in color brings to mind a fire engine–or maybe a fire engine cr
In the movie that has been assigned to us to write about, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Mike Myers from Saturday Night Live plays a secret agent named Austin Powers.
Nearly four years ago, soon after the initial public release by the National Security Agency (NSA) of its long-secret Venona archive–decoded Soviet intelligence messages transmitted by telegraph
J.M. Coetzee’s new novella, The Lives of Animals, must be some kind of first.