“The Coming of the Nixon Court: The 1972 Term and the Transformation of Constitutional Law” by Earl M. Maltz investigates the gradual metamorphosis from liberal court to conservative court.
This week I review “Dangerous Stories for Boys,” by Christopher Bernard, a fascinating, but ultimately disappointing collection of short stories.
“Ezra Pound: Poet: Volume III: The Tragic Years 1939–1972,” by A. David Moody chronicles Pound’s life from his Italian residency prior to the outbreak of World War II to his death.
This week I review the short stories of Orrin Grey, collected in “Painted Monsters and Other Beasts,” where he plumbs the depths of human experience similar to Clive Barker and Jim Thompson.
It’s just a collection of outdated Dad Jokes. Don’t bother.
Fouad Laroui casts his eye on Morocco’s dour political legacy with the scalpel-like precision of a social satirist.
Patrick Modiano goes beyond the checklist accuracies of historical fiction, fashioning a lush fever dream filled with glamor, mystery, and despair.