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Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle

Although at times hard to believe, this is the story of Jeannette Walls’s childhood. Together with her […]

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Jonathan Franzen

Farther Away

In Farther Away, which gathers together essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen returns with […]

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Updike, John

Higher Gossip

‘Gossip of a higher sort’ was how the incomparable John Updike described the art of the review. […]