The New Republic staff brings you the best books of 2013.
Salinger isn't the only one
If the reports are true, and J.D. Salinger’s estate is about to release five never-before-seen novels by the famously reclusive author, the literary world may be set to receive its biggest posthumous bounty since Emily Dickinson’s sister happened upon that trunk full of poems. As many have long suspected, Salinger may soon join the long, illustrious line of novelists’ whose work continues to emerge long after they depart this world.
Five films later, Hollywood still doesn't get Fitzgerald's novel
The book was about class anxieties, not classy parties. The movie, not so much.