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.