| Oct 11, 2009
Scott Timberg has written wonderful articles this year on noted authors and the legacy of their work in film. Especially memorable were his enlightening piece on John D. MacDonald and his smartly written survey of Arthur Conan Doyle's posthumous Hollywood...
| Jun 14, 2009
The Power of Stories in Childhood
W.W. Norton: 296 pp., $26.95
"Enchanted Hunters" is a well-intended book, but I'm not certain for whom it was intended (though it might do some real good in an education curriculum)....
| Dec 13, 2009
The Complete Fairy Tales
Translated from the French
by Christopher Betts
Oxford University Press: 256 pp., $29.95
There's no reliable way to score the game, but it's at least arguable that the European fairy tale has been the...
| Jun 5, 2011
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
A Pedestrian in Paris
Harper Perennial: 336 pp., $14.99
"Paris belongs to its piétons — the pedestrians. One goes naturally à pied — on foot. And it's only on foot that you discover its...