Old lit crit dies hard

 A selection of reviews and other books140considerations done over the years. 

Review: on Louis de Bernieres’ new novel, “A Partisan’s Daughter” (Bernieres is the author of “Corelli’s Mandolin”)

Review/commentary: On J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”

Review: On Nicola Barker’s “Darkmans,” a gothic novel nominated for the Man Booker Prize

Review: On “Dracula’s Guest,” a dry-run for Stoker’s “Dracula”

Review: On Nicholas Christopher’s novel of myth and quests, “The Bestiary”

Roundup article: On “Da Vinci Code” imitators

Review/commentary: Another attempt at capitalizing on Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code”

Author interview/profile: A talk with Sebastian Junger, author of “A Perfect Storm, ” about a new book:

Review: On “Freddy and Fredericka,” a thinly veiled spoof of Prince Charles and Princess Diana by Mark Helprin

Author interview with Tasmanian novelist Richard Flanagan

On a nonfiction study of true crime in Victorian England, “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher”

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