By Stuart Henderson
I adore Thomas Hardy for the searing heat of his anguish, his irrepressible misery, his undaunted passion for the darkest, most terrifying facets of this life.
'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude
Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer: Not Dark Yet
How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir
Dent May: Across the Multiverse
The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
Chantal Akerman’s 'Jeanne Dielman' in Many Ways Strikes One As a Vermeer Painting Come to Life
Consumption, Performance, and 'The Agony of Eros'
"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.