, Daniel Mendelsohn excavates some unsettling truths about brotherhood, betrayal, and the Book of Genesis.
· September 18, 2006
Jonesin’ for a Booker
How to get yourself noticed
· February 16, 2006
A tour through my private Grand Guignol
· January 26, 2006
Has Elie Wiesel made a Faustian bargain with Oprah Winfrey?
· January 18, 2006
In literary London, Elias Canetti was everybody’s favorite refugee
· September 1, 2005
Joseph Lelyveld reports out his childhood and gets peeved at Cynthia Ozick
· April 29, 2005
Out of the Picture
An attraction to artists and exiles
By Joyce Johnson · May 14, 2004
Up Close and Personal?
When Walter Abish wrote about Germany sight unseen, critics tried to explain him. Does his memoir make him any easier to read?
By Aaron Retica · April 8, 2004
‘Strangely Independent of Place’
Augie March, who turns 50 this year, starts his journey in Chicago. Bellow avoided it altogether while creating this legendary character, but no matter where he went, the city dominated his imagination.
By Saul Bellow · November 26, 2003