Jonathan Lethem
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 11 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Features

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.

The Best Music Books of 2012
19 Dec 2012 // 5:00 PM

This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.

//Reviews

Fighting the Good or Mediocre Fight, Over Six Decades
9 Oct 2013 // 3:05 AM

Jonathan Lethem's family saga, Dissident Gardens, recalls Saul Bellow or Philip Roth’s urban intellectuals battling Jewish angst.

Dread Amongst Swirling Dislocation: The Talking Heads' 'Fear of Music'
13 Jun 2012 // 11:45 PM

Jonathan Lethem shows that Fear of Music is an album for people who won't let their fear of art keep them from breaking their already broken hearts.

//Blogs

Re: Reading Chronic City
18 Mar 2010 // 2:10 AM

A second take on the most recent novel by Jonathan Lethem, which was named a New York Times Best Book for 2009.

//News

A sunny move for New Yorker Jonathan Lethem
24 Feb 2011 // 2:30 AM

CLAREMONT, Calif. — On a typical winter day, the Bard of Brooklyn's Boerum Hill steps out onto the sidewalk to go to work. He wears only

A lighter turn for a writer who favors twists
12 Apr 2007 // 12:05 AM

As Jonathan Lethem's novels go, You Don't Love Me Yet is, well, pretty tame and usual. It's not set on a strange planet like his

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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