Story | Jul 8, 2011 | 8:42 AM
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Story | Jul 17, 2011Guilt was Patricia Highsmith's great theme. In her books even the good know they're not innocent, and they carry an apprehension that they too will be found out. "Night was falling quickly, with visible speed like a black sea creeping over the earth," reflects Robert Forester at the beginning of "The Cry of the Owl" (Grove: 272 pp., $14), one of her lesser-known works from 1963 and one of her most unsettling. Which is saying plenty.
Story | Aug 8, 2011 | 12:19 PM
Story | Nov 19, 2011
Viggo Mortensen, star of "A Dangerous Method," has obsessive work habits, says director and collaborator David Cronenberg.
Story | Jun 15, 2012
Though the publishing business slows down on Fridays, interesting book news does not. Guernica has a previously unpublished interview with Carlos Fuentes, who died May 15 at age 83, conducted in 2008. "I am a writer," he says. "I spend...