Sunday, November 4 2012
Michael Chabon writes with empathy, with earnest reflection and self-consciousness, pervaded by sepia-daubed nostalgia.
Thursday, September 29 2011
If you don't share Wendy Wasserstein's obsessions you may wonder what all the fuss is about, but Julie Salamon demonstrates how Wasserstein learned to dramatize her vulnerability to make people like both her and her plays.
Sunday, July 18 2010
Gene Weingarten, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing, nationally syndicated humor columnist and writer for The Washington Post, and now one-half cartoonist, has a new book out. More importantly, he answers PopMatters 20 Questions.
Tuesday, April 13 2010
Thursday, May 8 2008
Ducker turns away from some of the more sorrowful themes of his past to have a little fun at money's expense, and in doing so highlights some of the contradictions of Colorado with a sense of charm and wit.
Wednesday, May 7 2008
Lahiri often confuses size with scope, hoping that by making her stories long they will achieve some sort of literary heft.
Tuesday, April 8 2008
Thursday, November 8 2007
Russo gets stuck in his characters' collective past in Bridge of Sighs, leaving us with a present that is barely there.