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Ian McEwan's 'Solar': The Fat Man's Vengeance (New York Review)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Wood The New York Review of Books The Fat Man's Vengeance "Solar" by Ian McEwan Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 287 pp., $26.95 "He had it coming,...

The Worst Books Of The Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Guardian, sick of all the "best of" lists, decided to figure out what the worst books of the decade have been. Asking for reader suggestions, Guar...

Philip Roth's The Humbling Is, At 140 Pages, His Best Book In Years

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Roth is 76 now. He's outlived all of his rivals. He's our most prominent novelist. And over 30 books, he's learned how to disturb us -- and keep us reading.