This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.
The first three paragraphs of the author’s note of David Plante’s new memoir, Worlds Apart come as something of a warning:
Americans remember George Washington for a great many things but not as one of the great lights among the intellectuals of the Enlightenment era and the American Revolution.
What is the reader’s take-away from The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty’s new biography of greatest-living-American-author Joan Didion?
“The Shadow of Seth is a book that even adult fans of noir will enjoy.”