Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll,he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The...
The Hair of Harold Roux
Introduction by Andre Dubus III, afterword by Ann Joslin Williams
Bloomsbury: 384 pp., $15 paper
Thomas Williams' novel "The Hair of Harold Roux" occupies a peculiar limbo of the lost:...
Busy MonstersWilliam Giraldi
W.W. Norton: $24.95
When a mediocre writer's bride-to-be leaves him to search for a legendary giant squid, he treks across the continent seeking counsel from nefarious creatures on how to win back her...