Grace Lichtenstein is a journalist and the author of six books. For many years she was a reporter and bureau chief for The New York Times. Her book reviews have appeared in the Times, Washington Post and other publications. She lives in Manhattan.
Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More | 21 May 2015 // 9:45 PM
Richard Goldstein's journey is a closely observed, fervently lived “I was there” account of the music, the politics, the sex, the drugs, and the poetry in rock lyrics.
Erik Larson's Latest Is a Gripping Tale of a Sinking Luxury Ship Not Named Titanic | 23 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM
Larson's description of the torpedoing of the Lusitania churns like an angry sea, full of detail gleaned from memoirs and letters of survivors and rescuers.
Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym | 5 May 2015 // 4:10 AM
The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.