Henry Roth

A Cigarette and a Window
May 07, 2007

The devastating chronicle of Brooklyn malaise.

Spaldeen Dreams
October 13, 2003

The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem(Doubleday, 511 pp., $26) I.  Jonathan Lethem’s new novel is a bohemian rhapsody about an unwilling bohemian—a delicate little white pioneer named Dylan Ebdus, whose right- thinking parents decide, in the early 1970s, that a ragged street in swinish Brooklyn is the place before which to cast their only jewel.