Rules of Engagement book by Anita Brookner reviewed by Jessica Wheeler

In response to Anita Brookner’s third novel, critic Caryn James referred to what had at that point become “the...

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The Early Stories: 1953-1975 book by John Updike reviewed by Charlotte Dewar

In his 1986 introduction to a set of Paris Review interviews, John Updike quoted Philip Roth: “What I want is to...

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Cagney and Lacey by Raina Lipsitz

Cagney and Lacey first aired on network television in 1981, after the unexpected success of a made-for-TV movie by the...

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Aldous Huxley: A Biography book by Nicholas Murray reviewed by Michael Obernauer

Review Provided by SNDA Online. In a 1952 interview with the New York Herald Tribune, Aldous Huxley described himself...

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God’s Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible book by Adam Nicolson reviewed by Paul Gleason

Very little is known about the making of the King James Bible. Few primary sources remain to give a glimpse into the...

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The Pleasure of My Company book by Steve Martin reviewed by Katherine Stevens

Comedian Steve Martin follows his successful, but less than noteworthy first novel “Shopgirl” with his highly...

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