Vacations with Marilyn, Dinner with Picasso
August 06, 2015
The man who published Einstein and Sartre publishes his first book, a memoir of a life lived entirely in letters.
What’s David Foster Wallace Doing in a Bromance Movie?
July 31, 2015
The End of the Tour is mostly about candy and male-bonding.
How Joan Didion Became the Ultimate Literary Celebrity
July 21, 2015
It’s been years since The White Album. But our interest in Joan Didion’s personal life—and her personal belongings—has only grown.
What's the Next 'Go Set a Watchman'?
July 16, 2015
The lost works of Joan Didion, Marilynne Robinson, and other great writers.
Reading "To Kill a Mockingbird” from a racial justice perspective reveals the real Atticus.
A banker’s lifestyle memoir ignores the frustrations of the modern workplace.
Giving Up on Love
April 23, 2015
Vivian Gornick and the pursuit of an uncoupled life.
Inside the Ring
February 25, 2013
The difference between the stage and the big top.