Facing the music
Reviews of Play Pretty Blues by Snowden Wright, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine by Teddy Wayne, The Guts by Roddy Doyle, and Traveling Sprinkler by Nicholson Baker.
Fifty million fables
Reviews of Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho, Fight Song by Joshua Mohr, The Fun Parts by Sam Lipsyte, and The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud.
Greasing the skids
A review of Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany by Charles Portis,Jay Jennings
Coverage of Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis, A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers, The Lower River by Paul Theroux, and Voss by Patrick White.
The unheimlich maneuver
On The Vanishers, by Heidi Julavits, Hope: A Tragedy, by Shalom Auslander, Gods Without Men, by Hari Kunzru, and Varamo, by César Aira.
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