Lev Grossman
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles

The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 3:00 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 // 3:00 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 // 8:05 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 // 4:00 PM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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