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Charles Baxter

In Praise of the Author Crush

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

It seems to be all about the crush these days -- man crushes, chick crushes, book crushes. When readers talk about their literary crushes, most are referring to characters in fiction. But when I casually mentioned my longtime infatuation with author Charles Baxter, it seemed to strike a chord.

My John Updike

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

John Updike would have been 79 this Sunday. When he died of lung cancer in January 2009 the Web lit up with tributes, and as I read them I remembered my own John Updike story.

Book Review Roundup: Hemingway's First Wife And A Book Of Short Stories

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Gryphon: New and Selected Stories" by Charles Baxter Washington Post Many of these 23 stories will already be familiar to his fans, all having appe...