Reviews & Essays
A novelist makes chamber drama out of Noël Coward's Jamaican twilight.
The author of Atonement launches a tale of narrative deception from the spy games of a dying Cold War.
The journals of one of the twentieth century's most powerful voices contain the seeds of the ideas his books explored.
Raymond Kennedy's ribald comedy pinned a satire of late-1980s excess on a small-town banker's sudden mania.
A fresh translation of a classic novel unveils an Austrian life overshadowed by the rise of fascism.
A delicate network -- and a vulnerability to chaos -- connect the characters in this thoughtful comedy.
The history of domestic life, the author argues, tells the story of our deepest secrets.
A new life of the writer focuses on Tolstoy's place in a changing Russian society.
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering comes a new novel that reckons the cost of love.
A new biography of the playwright explores the secrets she guarded so closely.