Jeanine Cummins’ bestselling novel ‘American Dirt’ has elicited protests over the author’s lack of Latinx credentials, but the bigger problem is that the book is plodding moralistic melodrama.
Uncle Hugo’s and Uncle Edgar’s were legendary among the community of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery readers—and now they’re gone.
Hilary Mantel’s new novel, ‘The Mirror and the Light,’ concludes her celebrated trilogy about Thomas Cromwell with another tome of thrilling insights into the human condition.
In Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ she expands upon the dystopian vision created by ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ and reveals political complexities that many ardent fans overlook.
An obsession with utility demeans students and badly parodies the sacred exchange that happens in a classroom where a person shares something he loves with someone else.
In ‘Faber & Faber: The Untold Story,’ Toby Faber tells the engaging history of his grandfather’s literary institution and dishes on many of its more notable authors.
Ask the people in our immigrant community why we moved to the United States, and hear again and again: ‘For the kids.’ Yet here we are, failing them in one of the most important ways.
Dozens of leftist readers wrote to accuse Willa Cather of anti-Semitism, nativist bias, white-washing Indian genocide, and other crimes against humanity.
Venerable British novelist Ian McEwan’s latest, ‘Machines Like Me,’ imagines an intriguing, but ultimately disappointing, past where Alan Turing never died and humanity is forced to confront advanced artificial intelligence in the 1980s.
‘Raising readers’ isn’t just another checkbox on some list of things to feel like good parents. It is instead an opportunity to free us from the tyranny of artificial parenting pressures.
The best way to remember—or discover—the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Herman Wouk may be his World War II epics.
The chronicler of the foolish, utopian ways of thinking that ail so many intellectual elites will be sorely missed by many.
There are many reasons you should push this amazing text to the top of your family reading list in 2019.
This is a loss not only of the Bible or Christian faith but a severing of his connection to all the other aspects of a culture that ought to have been ours.
‘Les Mis’ shows us a world resembling our own: a society filled with wealth, but rife with injustice. The play offers us hope for change in the form of two young revolutionaries.
In ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ Mark Twain creates a heroic archetype that is uniquely American.
Mark Twain rejected the simplistic, good-guys-always-win type of Sunday school stories with overtly moral themes that he was raised on.
‘The young love hardly anything better than to laugh. And if they do love something more than that, they love to learn more than that. If you read Mark Twain, you get to do both at the same time.’
Jennifer A. Frey, assistant philosophy professor, discusses understanding the struggles, novels, and desires of Southern writer Walker Percy.
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