As a child the author idolized the sharp prose and arresting images of survival in Gary Paulsen’s young adult novels. Now, as an adult novelist, that love is complicated by questions of who gets to tell what stories—even as her admiration endures.
Tags: Art of Reading
A close look at how the Notes of a Native Son author’s religious contentions permeate through the wisdom and imagination of his prose.
The strange and beautiful universe of Denis Johnson’s fiction is marked by the enduring appeal of his 1992 story collection, Jesus’ Son.
A literary look at the career of prolific author Philip Roth, our Great American Novelist.