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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:20:19 GMT

The New Yorker

The Claustrophobic Paranoia of Walt Whitman's Lost Novel
The New Yorker
In an 1852 issue of the New York Daily Times (the newspaper dropped the word “daily” in 1857), he found a small advertisement for a novel that was to be serialized, anonymously, in another publication, the Sunday Dispatch. The novel was called “The ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:54 GMT

The Economist

Tales from the crypt: George Saunders' comic, supernatural, moral ...
The Economist
Lincoln in the Bardo. By George Saunders. Random House; 368 pages; $28. Bloomsbury; £18.99. ABRAHAM LINCOLN is often reduced to fit a purpose in ...
New novel imagines Lincoln amid ghosts after son's death ...Longview News-Journal

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:23:52 GMT

The Nation.

Elif Batuman's Bold and Defiantly Imperfect novel | The Nation
The Nation.
In 2006, Elif Batuman published a polemic called “Short Story & Novel” as part of a symposium in the little magazine n+1. The piece was an acidly witty attack on ...

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