Thursday, January 10 2013
Fiction lets us to explore our weirdest speculations and darkest fears about the person who sits in the White House. Is reality, under America's current president, worse than fiction?
Tuesday, October 22 2013
Although the highest-paid author in America, with a million books sold, Jack London found himself pitching "crackerjack" serials as "a dog writer" to grab "the biggest public I have".
Monday, January 22 2007
It is ironic that despite the constant threat of censorship of sexual and violent material -- particularly in products meant for kids -- that lurks today, London's work shows that things have not changed as much as some may think and society's values haven't taken such a steep downturn.
Thursday, September 17 2009
Putting aside obvious selections like Charles R. Jackson’s The Lost Weekend, Malcolm Lowry’s harrowing Under the Volcano, or essentially anything written by Charles