Tom LeClair's reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Book World, The Atlantic, The New Republic, and The Nation. He is the author of In the Loop: Don DeLillo and the Systems Novel, The Art of Excess: Mastery in Contemporary American Fiction, and several novels, including Well-Founded Fear, Passing On, Passing Off, Passing Through, and The Liquidators. His new book, What to Read (and Not): Essays and Reviews, will be published next month.
From novelist Robert Stone comes a surprisingly new novel, ‘Death of a Black-Haired Girl’, set on a... MORE
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Move over, Pynchon—the 83-year-old Joseph McElroy is as inventive as ever, and this time he takes... MORE
Tom LeClair salutes ‘Cities of Refuge,’ a 2010 novel finally being released in the U.S.... MORE
Melville would have been proud of Ben Miller’s dense and ambitious memoir that mixes together... MORE