Literature

Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ (photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 14, 2018
Two starry new Broadway productions have no qualms about speaking their mind.
The BBC adaptation of ‘Brideshead’ starred Anthony Andrews, Laurence Olivier and Jeremy Irons. (photo: alamy.com)
Rob Weinert-Kendt December 07, 2018
A 11-part television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s great novel aired weekly on PBS in 1981.
Randy Boyagoda November 15, 2018
The stories of Machado de Assis let us imagine our way into familiar perspectives and situations from unexpected vantages that enlarge and transform our sense of what is and what can be in this life, and the next.
Eve Tushnet November 09, 2018
“The Happy Prince” covers only the last few years of Oscar Wilde’s life. When it touches on religion, it is intensely interesting.
Anthony Hopkins and Florence Pugh in the new Amazon/BBC version of ‘King Lear’ 
Rob Weinert-Kendt October 05, 2018
A new adaptation from the BBC and Amazon makes ideal use of a sensational cast of British actors.
Ashley McKinless September 07, 2018
Review of ‘Social Creature,’ by Tara Isabella Burton