Bookworm: Jacob M. Appel’s life-affirming elderly suicide novel ‘Millard Salter’s Last Day’ is a highwire act balancing tragedy and comedy
Bookworm: Benjamin Markovits’s newly relevant ‘social-realist-quasi-socialist-alternative-community’ Detroit novel could have been a good book
Bookworm: The dude of Philip Kerr’s ‘The Pale Criminal’ abides—Nazis
Bookworm: Gustav Meyrink’s 1914 novel is a spectacle of horror and backhanded anti-Semitism. What’s there to be afraid of?
Bookworm: if ‘Everything Flows,’ when does it stop?
Bookworm: Was the tough guy America’s greatest act?
Bookworm: Entering the multiverse of alternate selves, a dissociative nightmare, to find a way in the woods
Bookworm: Alain de Botton teaches ‘The Course of Love,’ but why?
‘Bookworm,’ Tablet’s voracious new column: Alexandria swoons