The case of Charles Dickens is an extreme example of our desire to know all the darkest details about the lives of our great heroes
The epigraph's most basic function is to remind us that literature is a social act.
Wilson’s devotion to voice above all other narrative elements is even less effective in Panorama City than it was in The Interloper.
In this novel Kingsolver abandons the spirited determination of her memoir in favor of transparent literary activism.
If Dear Life is part of a kind of coda on her career, what message does it dispatch?
The virtues of this collection are overshadowed by Lepore’s campaign against popular historians.
Emma Donoghue's stories are all explication, a series of novels in miniature.
There Was a Country, a personal memoir, is a literal explanation of what happens when “the center cannot hold.”
Now published for the first time, Conan Doyle's Arctic adventures offer a pre-Holmes glimpse of the writer.
Despite the intense devotion Portis inspires, he has remained a very shadowy literary figure.