Jami Attenberg’s new novel, “All This Could Be Yours,” explores the lasting consequences of bad behavior.
New York Times BooksThis novel's acerbic, nuanced heroine frets about "things her father said and did, things her mother didn’t say and do, magazines, television, girls she went to high school with, a hundred men whistling at her on the street, America in general"
“Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman” showcases the poet’s distinctive and subversive voice, and Reginald Dwayne Betts’s sensitive third collection, “Felon,” finds the writer in transition.
New York Times Books"This book makes a case for him as a perceptive and eccentric American original, a man who seems to have fallen out of the sky like a meteor." @DwightGarner on "Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman."
“Catch and Kill” was pulled from two of Australia’s biggest online book retailers amid legal threats from the former National Enquirer editor who features prominently in the book.
New York Times BooksRonan Farrow’s “Catch and Kill” was pulled from two of Australia’s biggest online book retailers amid legal threats from the former National Enquirer editor who features prominently in the book
With his prodigious memory and ardor for literature, the uncompromising highbrow sought to hoist his readers up to the level of what he saw as the greatest books.
New York Times Books"You felt he was attracted to loneliness as a theme for the same reasons that Ishmael, in 'Moby-Dick,' liked to join funeral processions. It made him feel more open, invigorated and alive." @DwightGarner on Harold Bloom.
A prolific author, he contended that literary giants like Shakespeare, Chaucer and Kafka stood above writers admired by feminists, Marxists, “multiculturalists” and others.
New York Times BooksMr. Bloom insisted that a literary work is not a social document — is not to be read for its political or historical content — but is to be enjoyed above all for the aesthetic pleasure it brings
“Self-Portrait in Black and White,” by Thomas Chatterton Williams, is the author’s searching account about what it means to embrace a racial identity — and then to cast it off.
New York Times Books“People will always look different from each other in ways we can’t control," Thomas Chatterton Williams writes. "What we can control is what we allow ourselves to make of those differences.”