“One lesson is that when a country feels like it’s really gone off on the wrong track, a social movement that finds a way to express that dissent in the streets can really make a difference.”
Beneficence is a novel that lingers, tucking details into its heavy folds.
What Makes the Monkey Dance is a comprehensive examination of the life and career of an extraordinary artist that is smart enough to stop short of hagiography.
Exuberant is the right word for A.B. Yehoshua’s new novel, not only because of the story’s pile up of characters and events, but also for its prose.
This kind of informed appreciation of a much-maligned writer of brilliance is a treasured relief.
Claudia Rankine comes off like a disgruntled but interesting guest at a dinner party who keeps turning the conversation back to subjects that make others uncomfortable but are well worth talking about and seriously examining.
Though its prose veers into academic rough patches, the volume does what it sets out to do, brilliantly portraying how the delusive demon of meritocracy has led America into its current socioeconomic quagmire.
It didn’t take long for this eminently readable and bingeable collection to draw TV adaptation attention.
A supple, evocative novel that meditates on family and loss and art.
Hollywood Babylon II is almost as addictive, seductive, compulsively page-turning as its inglorious Hollywood Babylon predecessor..