Recent Reviews

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"The big surprise about David Sedaris’s new book, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002), is how very good it is."

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“may be as close as most of us will ever come to understanding isolation, a sentence described by William Blake as ‘worse than death.’”

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“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”

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We tend to measure the success of a modern civilization by the products it produces and that its people use. Tangible things are easier to count than the quality of ideas.

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Ann Powers is one of music’s enduring rock critics, emerging on VH1’s “Behind the Music” in the late ’90s with a shock of orange hair, an ironic yet warm affect, everybody’s cozy hipster big sis.