Lev Grossman
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Reviews // 3 Articles

The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.

PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.


"Harry Potter for Grown-Ups" Grows Up
26 Aug 2014 // 9:05 PM

The third and final installment in Lev Grossman's 'Magicians' trilogy, The Magician's Land, is also its best.

'The Magician King': Harry Potter, Quentin Ain't
22 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

Lev Grossman crafts an exciting homage, but a profoundly unlikable protagonist stands in its way.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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