Fact vs. Fiction vs. History: Umberto Eco’s Baudolino
The historical lessons of the Italian author’s fantastical novel.
Richard Price’s Clockers and the Road to The Wire
Reviewing the novel that set the stage for the TV show.
Having Fun with Jonathan Ames’s The Alcoholic
Why this entertaining story fails to add anything innovative to the genre of the graphic novel.
“This Caring or Believing or Love Alone Matters”
An introduction to the selected letters of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saul Bellow.
Copyright Infringement Legislation and the Future of Fan Fiction
How Internet laws could affect the popular genre.
Should Tom Wolfe Still Hate The New Yorker?
Chronicling the white-suited writer’s relationship with literature.