Holocaust humor? It’s doomed to turn dark and depressing.
| Wednesday, July 21, 2010
At 500 pages, Kissing the Mask is almost an essay by Vollmann’s standards
| Wednesday, July 14, 2010
A tale of magicians that's no fairy-tale fantasy.
| Wednesday, July 7, 2010
After nearly 1,800 pages, the Millennium Trilogy fails to pull off a satisfying conclusion.
| Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Andrea Levy’s fictional memoir retells the history of slavery in Jamaica.
| Wednesday, June 23, 2010
A character study of the mental interior of a narcissist.
| Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Go inside the high school hook-up scene and you’ll uncover lots of self-doubt.
| Wednesday, June 9, 2010
War is sexy.
| Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Sometimes Grrrl Power leads a revolution, and sometimes it just thinks it’s revolutionary.
| Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The gory parts of Scholastic’s history-for-kids series (stabbings!
beheadings!) also appeal to adults.
| Wednesday, May 19, 2010