Thursday, February 23 2012
Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...
Monday, September 29 2008
Silver took the vital ingredients of a regional novel and composed an L.A. tale, but set many miles east -- at the edge of the desolate Salton Sea -- a wasteland that would have held tremendous appeal to T.S. Eliot.
Tuesday, November 29 2011
Joan Didion is unmoored by loss. Out of that loss comes this second, searing memoir, Blue Nights.
Sunday, November 6 2011
NEW YORK — “Writers,” Joan Didion observed in 1968, “are always selling somebody out.” It’s one of those classic Didion statements, epigrammatic yet personal, a line