“I’ve come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I’m all out of bubblegum.” Justin McNeil reviews Jonathan Lethem’s non-fiction book,They Live, an examination of the movie of the same name.
The question that The Ambassador raises expertly is: what does a realistic depiction of a poet look like when they are separated from having a tragic end?
Editor Zsuzi Gartner pulls a lovely trick with this collection of dystopian fiction from a stable of writers of serious literary stock. BOMBlog’s Justin McNeil reviews their take on that dirty bastard category, genre writing.
Justin McNeil delves into Moore’s comprehensive approach to prose’s varied roots.
It was the titles of Javier Marías’ novels that first interested me, cribbed from Shakespeare’s plays. They are the reader’s first clues that a work by Marías is a novel that is steeped in literature as a whole.