Batuman’s writing combines the literary and personal essay in an attempt, like Foucault’s Quixote, to combine life and books and to generate an even better book in the process.
The Face in the Puddle
'Run Like Crazy Run Like Hell' Is Outstanding -- Just Don't Call It a Graphic Novel
The Science of the Yuk and the Yum of Things
Brad Gooch's Memoir, 'Smash Cut', Is That of a Literary Connoisseur
A Cosmic Crescendo
Brown Bird: Axis Mundi
Braids: Deep in the Iris
"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.