By Keith Rice 5 min read
The novel that brings suburban desolation and malaise to the forefront is by now a classic trope in fiction. Here are some of the best of the genre.
By Keith Rice 2 min read
The verdict is in: the series adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s Purity will go to Showtime and Daniel Craig will star.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
The fact that Edith Wharton is still written about in a smug, dismissive tone proves how far ahead of her time she was.
By Susan H. Gordon 2 min read
In the news this week: Jonathan Franzen has approved his mid-life biography from professor Philip Weinstein, Sarah Silverman is taking her memoir to Broadway, Bryan Cranston stars in a Trumbo biopic, and a second biography of pop artist David Hockney is coming this November.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Octavia Spencer in mystery, Donnie Darko in horror, Jonahtan Franzen and reverse-adapted comics -- all in today's roundup!