Friday, January 24 2014
Steven Moore develops layered landscapes of literary history, and deftly brings the reader to the various authors' time and place.
Tuesday, April 13 2010
James Shapiro encourages those who believe that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays to examine their prejudices about where genius comes from, how it works, and who gets to have it.
Tuesday, January 19 2010
Dickstein makes compelling sense of a bewildering decade’s art and expression, revealing essential elements of Depression-era culture that continue to speak to our lives.
Sunday, November 8 2009
Ayn Rand set out to remake reality as if it were an ill-fitting dress: by sheer will, she tried to fashion a Balenciaga gown from a housedress.