Monday, January 24 2011
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.
Wednesday, January 20 2010
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.
Monday, August 22 2011
Lev Grossman crafts an exciting homage, but a profoundly unlikable protagonist stands in its way.
Wednesday, July 14 2010
Lev Grossman has created a fantasy epic that calls into question fantasy epics, revealing the secret poisons hiding in Narnia and Hogwarts.