Thursday, July 23 2009
By saying Not is not Sidney Poitier, the reader is tempted to compare him to Sidney Poitier just as the characters do, when the author is pointedly saying that we shouldn’t.
Monday, March 2 2009
In David and Nicole Ball’s translation, Waberi’s prose reads as both riotously funny and lyrically lush, offering big laughs as well as multifaceted subtleties of expression.
Wednesday, December 5 2007
Percival Everett, an innovative writer of contemporary fiction, tells a story violent and crude, yet captivating in The Water Cure.