December 16, 2016



The rewards for close attention to every scene and shot in "Moonlight" are the same as those for any patient reading of Henry James serpentine sentences.

'The Feud'

Alex Beam has been bold enough to write a book about the struggle between two mighty literary opposites of the last century: Edmund Wilson and Vladimir Nabokov.

'Shylock Is My Name'

Shylock Is My Name is both a retelling of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and a sequel to it. The book’s prose is well wrought and its plot enjoyably twisty.

Holy Cities

In the artist Brian Whelan’s vision of a holy city, the old order of distrust, violence, and tears has passed away.
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