State of England
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $25.95
He was born Lionel Pepperdine but changed his name to "Asbo" for England's...
The McSweeney's Book of Politics & Musicals
Edited by Christopher Monks
Vintage: 347 pp., $14.95 paper
Forget the theatrical success of "The Book of...
When Mary Shelley wrote "Frankenstein" in 1816, she could not have conceived of the cultural landmark it would become. The novel still throws a long shadow across the popular imagination almost two centuries later. Boris Karloff's performance as the...
Black Cat: 372 pp., $15 paper
In "Going After Cacciato," Tim O'Brien's brilliantly inventive 1978 novel, the title...