Arts & CultureTelevision
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
A new PBS documentary makes us ask: Is it possible to admire the art produced by a writer whom the reader dislikes, disdains, perhaps even despises?
Arts & CultureOf Many Things
James T. Keane
An introduction to all the books, new and old, profiled in our Spring Literary Review 2021.
Arts & CultureDispatches
James T. Keane
The two most recent selections by the Catholic Book Club couldn't have been more different: A look at Thomas Jefferson's quixotic attempt to rewrite the Bible, and Niall Williams's richly evocative novel about a small village in the west of Ireland.
Arts & CultureBooks
Randy Boyagoda
Since the 1970s, Don DeLillo has been the wry and cool Jeremiah of American life. His new novel, 'Silence,' continues that tradition.
Arts & CultureBooks
Kaya Oakes
Chris Stedman's new book is the perfect guide to unpacking what identity means in the digital age.
Arts & CultureBooks
Cameron Dezen Hammon
In stunning, raw prose, Liz Tichenor's memoir invites readers into a heartrending but ultimately hopeful story of grief, life and renewal.