Monday, November 4 2013
Marisha Pessl and Sergio de la Pava have both found success with novels that are defiant in their length and ambition. Yet critical and editorial prejudice against their 'Bigness' -- in scope and heft -- won't budge.
Monday, August 12 2013
Marisha Pessl’s overlong second novel boasts one hell of an intriguing high concept, but struggles to balance its weighty ambitions and essentially pulp story.