Tuesday, August 23 2011
Like the journeys to Europe of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Richard Feynman, Invincible Iron Man scribe Matt Fraction offers a meditation the encounter between democratic values and the aristoi.
Thursday, December 9 2010
A man wrestles with his own limitless appetites in this moving, early novel from Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Sunday, November 2 2008
The women have the strength to withstand the chaos; the men shirk at the responsibility, although they too eventually follow the women’s lead.
Thursday, October 2 2008
Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.