Philip Roth died yesterday at the age of 85 from congestive heart failure. And … what else can be written about Philip Roth that hasn’t already been written?
Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review, described Tom Wolfe’s death as the “passing of an era.”
He was known for coining phrases such as “radical chic”—a derogatory term for pretentious liberals—and “the Me Decade,” which described the self-indulgence of the 1970s.
I do not quite recall how I stumbled across D.P. Woolliscroft a month or so ago, but boy, am I glad that I did.
At least, that’s how those in charge framed things in the plants that were running in Orange, NJ and Ottawa,
I’m currently reading The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, the posthumous collection from Denis Johnson. Expect a full review shortly.
A number of sources are reporting that an appearance from Rose McGowan at the Union Square Barnes & Noble went south.
The first time I remember seeing the name “Mickey Spillane” was in TV Guide, which had a full-page ad proclaiming “Stacey Keach in Mickey Spillane’s ‘Mike Hammer!’” These were too many names for me,
So, here’s a book deal that will make you feel like you’ve accomplished almost nothing in your life.
“The only member of the U.S.
I love trivia. Trivial Pursuit is the only board game I’ll play. Probably because it’s the only one I’m good at.
There once was a time when book and magazine editors proudly said, “Metalheads don’t read.” But we now know that to embarrassingly incorrect as books by hard rock musicians continue to appear,
Most book lovers confront the possibility of being crushed by their libraries at some point or another. Depending on your space and your finances,
As if Michael Wolff hadn’t already made enough money off Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,