After 23 Jack Reacher books, Lee Child continues to sell paperbacks by the truckload, and making his books so compulsively readable is no mean feat when you consider how ridiculous they are.
In season two, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ improves markedly on its first ten-episode run. But the show’s future still looks bleak.
In the book ‘Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall,’ Tim Mohr examines the colorful history of East German punk, an account marred only by some knee-jerk politics.
More than 70 foreign nationals working as spies for the CIA in Iran and China were systematically identified and slaughtered in the past decade, thanks to agency negligence.
Historian Ben MacIntyre’s new book, ‘The Spy and the Traitor,’ tells the thrilling story of how the KGB’s Oleg Gordievsky helped check the Soviet Union as Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan fought communism.
The famous actress’s new book, ‘Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits,’ could teach us all something about manners.
The bestselling author of historical fiction got a bad rap in literary circles, but his rejection of postmodernism has given rise to jaded and unfair judgments of his epic storytelling.
The film establishes no significant milestones whatsoever, but it’s a much-needed island of semi-sophisticated entertainment.
With the death of the Nobel Prize winning author, we’ve lost a great writer who both valued civilization, and saw the world as it is, not how he wished it to be.
In his latest book, ‘Life After Google,’ futurist and entrepreneur George Gilder warns that Silicon Valley’s big tech companies will soon be undone by their own arrogance and new technologies such as blockchain.
Season two of ‘Barry’ feels like a gloomy prospect. The show is done by episode eight, the story told, the point hammered home. Unfortunately, HBO likely senses a cult hit and has renewed it.
‘Spymaster,’ the latest entry in Brad Thor’s wildly popular thriller series, has a ripped-from-the-headlines plot about Russia undermining NATO.
Tom Wolfe set a new standard in both the world of fiction and nonfiction, and with his passing, all we’re left with are pipsqueak visionaries.
Viral tweet: ‘Before the internet, everyone…thought most other ppl weren’t batsh-t.. Once we could all see how batsh-t everyone else was, we gave up the old charade.’ Not quite.
CNN host Jake Tapper’s new novel, ‘The Hellfire Club,’ is a regrettable Washington thriller full of cardboard characters, absurd plotting, and relentless historical exposition.
Celebrated writer Dave Eggers has written a mostly compelling novel about immigrants and American entrepreneurship that gets sidetracked by a pointless desire to affirm liberal politics.
They may hate me for it. They may be traumatized for life. But at least my son can never say he didn’t read ‘Misty of Chincoteague’ when he was young.
In ‘Fools and Mortals,’ Bernard Cornwell brings a lighter version of the grit and contention of his military historical fiction to Shakespeare’s theater.
Clint Eastwood’s surprising choice to cast the people who were the real heroes of the Paris attack works beautifully.
Looking back, it turns out that no book I ever read was about me. None of that matters when reading fiction. But celebrated author Junot Díaz just doesn’t get it.
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