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The Best Non-Fiction of 2012
24 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
Memoirs in graphic novel form blur the line that snakes between non-fiction and fiction; humorists and pulitzer prize winners delight, inform and terrify us; the real world, artfully penned, opens itself into a book, vulnerable, yet daring us to look. Here is the best of what we saw.
James Wood's Criticism Is Like Tectonic Plates Under Pressure, Forming Mountain Ridges
5 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM
James Wood's new collection of essays and reviews, The Fun Stuff, at once subverts the critic's elitist persona and fortifies it.
James Wood on Why Fiction and Criticism Matter
27 Apr 2015 // 2:00 AM
James Wood is exactly the sort of champion of belles lettres we need, and this collection is proof of it.
Peering Through James Wood's Methodical Lens
20 Jan 2014 // 9:05 PM
The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays is bursting with insightful observations, immaculate connections, and thorough examination, illustrating why Wood is considered a master of his craft.