Reviews // 6 Articles
The Absolution of Paul Theroux's 'Saint Jack' in a World Lacking Irony
6 Oct 2016 // 9:00 PM
The narrative of Paul Theroux's (and later Peter Bogdanovich's) Saint Jack offers a palliative to the high-priced hedonism taking place in an American-owned compound in Singapore.
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
2 Sep 2015 // 9:05 PM
After a career spent traveling the world, Paul Theroux makes a revelatory journey through the blighted, wounded, struggling, well-armed, and resilient small towns of the American South.
Part Travel Fiction, Part Horror Story: Paul Theroux's 'The Lower River'
24 Jul 2012 // 6:10 PM
Paul Theroux's naive and arrogant protagonist tries to play savior, but finds that he is the one who needs saving when he is taken captive in Malawi.