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  • "Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism" by John Updike

    If John Updike had written nothing but novels, his career would still have an almost Victorian amplitude. Since 1959, he has published 22 stout, supple fictions crammed with the minutiae of American life and perfumed, much of the time, with sexual...
  • British writer created Rumpole

    John Mortimer, a British lawyer and writer who created the character Horace Rumpole, a disheveled barrister memorably featured in the popular television series "Rumpole of the Bailey," died Friday at his home in Oxfordshire, England. He was 85. The cause...
  • Jack Cardiff dies at 94; Oscar-winning British cinematographer

    Jack Cardiff, the British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for his stunning color work on the 1947 drama "Black Narcissus" and later became an Oscar-nominated director, has died. He was 94. Cardiff, who as a cinematographer was known as a pioneer...
  • "Mary Austin and the American West" by Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson

    Mary Austin and the American West Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson University of California Press: 324 pp., $29.95 Few writers of her period overcame more obstacles than Mary Austin. Stuck in a disappointing marriage, Austin (1868-1934) spent the...
  • 'Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi' by Geoff Dyer

    Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi A Novel Geoff Dyer Pantheon: 296 pp., $24 Why do education and cynicism so often go hand in hand? Heaven forbid an intellectual should be wholehearted or, God help us, earnest about anything. Geoff Dyer is an...
  • 'On Moving' by Louise DeSalvo; 'The Winter Sun' by Fanny Howe; 'Salvation Army' by Abdellah Taia.

    'On Moving' by Louise DeSalvo; 'The Winter Sun' by Fanny Howe; 'Salvation Army' by Abdellah Taia.
    The Winter Sun Notes on a Vocation Fanny Howe Graywolf Press: 210 pp., $15 paper "The formation of our relationship to the world (for some of us) is experienced as an unfolding." This is how poet and essayist Fanny Howe has always written about the...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
  • Aging gracefully: Ken Kesey's "Cuckoo" and "Notion"

    By Richard Rayner "He had the build of a plunging halfback, with big shoulders and a neck like the stump of a Douglas fir," wrote Malcolm Cowley, who taught Ken Kesey in a writing class at Stanford in 1960. "Chapters of a novel were read aloud in a...
  • 'The Reader' stars Kate Winslet, David Kross, Ralph Fiennes, Lena Olin

    Can a formidable actress redeem a pile of solemn erotic kitsch? Kate Winslet answers that one as honestly as she can in the film version of Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel "The Reader," the tale of a 15-year-old West German boy who, in 1958, embarks on an...
  • Truman Capote's sexy gaze and other book ads: A Q&A with Dwight Garner

     
    In "Read Me," Dwight Garner compiles a century of print ads for books, funny and formal, subtle and sensational. Garner is a longtime book critic at the New York Times, where he also has blogged at Paper Cuts. For his......
  • Dancing about illness, the debate that never dies

     
    In the U.K. next month, a dance artist who has epilepsy will attempt to induce a seizure on stage. Rita Marcalo has stopped taking her medication ahead of the event at the Bradford Playhouse, according to the BBC News. "If......