If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Another reading list for another novel.
Tobias Wolff’s stories are honest, heartfelt and moving. Our stories, indeed.
Barry Hannah sings a drunken ode to youth, beauty and the power of language.
South Africa after apartheid is no country for old men in J.M. Coetzee’s “Disgrace”
Joy Williams’ characters practice enlightenment by exclusion in this sad, sparse collection of short stories.
In trying to show us the light, Marilynne Robinson illuminates the darkness.