Story | Feb 17, 2015 | 10:54 AM
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Story | Feb 26, 2015 | 6:49 AMIf I had to nominate one novel from the last 50 years for preservation, it would be "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro. It's probably the wrong choice — a book without the vast synoptic intelligence of David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest" or the irritated multigenerational empathy of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections." "Never Let Me Go," in fact, offers none of the expansiveness of novels that set out specifically to sum us up.
Story | Feb 4, 2015 | 8:05 AM
I have a book-critic colleague with the enviable job of writing about books for BBC.com. In December, Jane Ciabattari put out an email to a few dozen of her fellow critics, asking us for nominations for the great novels of the 21st century. Thanks for...
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