Monday, April 26 2010
The author's 'heaven' is a concrete and unexpected place with"lumbering women throwing shot put and javelin"; whereas the filmmaker's interpretation changes 'heaven' to something like a garish, 3-D Hallmark card.
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Alice Sebold has achieved in The Almost Moon something vastly more resonant and real than the fairy tale that made her name.
Wednesday, December 4 2002
It was a whole lot better when it was called Ghost.
Wednesday, October 24 2007
NEW YORK -- Alice Sebold doesn't flinch. Her first book, 1999's "Lucky," was a memoir that fell far outside the "ah, those were the days"…