RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Patricia Highsmith

A collection of news and information related to Patricia Highsmith published by this site and its partners.

Top Patricia Highsmith Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Reviews this week: On Bob Dylan, scandalous women and epistolary bliss

     
    This week in our pages, Kris Lindgren reviewed the new graphic novel interpretation of Bob Dylan's songs in "Bob Dylan Revisited." She's impressed with some of the art -- but might be just as happy listening to an old album.......
  • Anthony Minghella, director with an old soul

    Anthony Minghella, director with an old soul
    When attempting to take in the rather shocking news of the death of British-born director, writer and producer Anthony Minghella at age 54, it's tough not to feel in part the passing of a unique creative force that connected audiences to another era. ....
  • Reasons to shiver: New in paperback

    "The Paris Review Interviews, Vol. III" edited by Philip Gourevitch (Picador) "Have you found any professional criticism of your work illuminating or helpful? Edmund Wilson, for example?" asks Julian Jebb, the guy sent by the Paris Review to interview...
  • Harvey Weinstein remembers friend Anthony Minghella

    Harvey Weinstein remembers friend Anthony Minghella
    Studio head and producer Harvey Weinstein remembers his friend and colleague, director Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient," "Cold Mountain"). A memorial service for Minghella is being held today in London. The memories are vivid; snatches of...
  • 'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold

    'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold
    Sunnyside A Novel Glen David Gold Alfred A. Knopf: 576 pp., $26.95 Glen David Gold's massive new novel begins with a trick, a coup, the literary equivalent of sleight of hand. For a writer whose first book, "Carter Beats the Devil" (2001), concerned...
  • 'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood

    'Road Dogs': More Leonard made for Hollywood
    1. Visualize Harry Dean Stanton. Head north out of Detroit on I-75 past 8 Mile Road and you get to Bloomfield Hills, the wealthy suburb where Elmore Leonard lives. Although he was born in New Orleans in 1925, the 83-year-old novelist grew up middle-class...
  • New in paperback: Richard Yates, Denis Johnson, Charles Baxter and more

    Barry Day (ed): "The Letters of Noel Coward" (Vintage) "The human race is a let down. It thinks it's progressed but it hasn't. It thinks it's risen above the primeval slime but it hasn't -- it's still wallowing in it!," says Gilda in Noel Coward's...
  • Cheers to summer cocktails

    Cheers to summer cocktails
    This summer, expect a change at your favorite stylish watering hole. For starters, your bartender is no longer just a mixer of drinks. He or she is a "bar chef," the individual who uses "all that is around him or her, bringing these components into a...
  • 'The Talented Miss Highsmith' by Joan Schenkar

    'The Talented Miss Highsmith' by Joan Schenkar
    "She was a horrible human being," recalls Otto Penzler, one of her publishers. It's an apt eulogy for a novelist whom Graham Greene, rather more charitably, dubbed "the poet of apprehension," a 20th century demiurge whose "world we enter each time with...
  • Dark Passages: Dissecting the Detectives, Part 1

    Dark Passages: Dissecting the Detectives, Part 1
    Note: This is the first of a two-part column on the current state of contemporary detective fiction. This month: series characters as viewed by their creators. In an essay for the Wall Street Journal last spring, Alexander McCall Smith explains the...
  • 'The Monster in the Box' by Ruth Rendell

    'The Monster in the Box' by Ruth Rendell
    At a drinks party in London last summer, Ruth Rendell seemed to let slip to a reporter from the Telegraph that "The Monster in the Box" would be the last in her long series of detective novels featuring Chief Inspector Reg Wexford. The report seemed...