Most Recent Articles by Benjamin Lytal
The Novel as Idyll: Julián Ayesta's 'Helena, or the Sea in Summer'
Striding Forward: Fall Fiction
The Campaign Season: Fall Nonfiction
Boy Wonder: James Kelman's New Novel
What David Foster Wallace Left Behind
Mourning and Melancholia: Pierre Michon's 'Small Lives'
Housekeeping: Marilynne Robinson's 'Home'
Beyond Politics: The Stories of Doris Lessing and D.H. Lawrence
Tales from Londonistan: Hanif Kureishi's 'Something To Tell You'
Anna Winger's 'This Must Be the Place' & Théophile Gautier's 'My Fantoms'
On the Road: 'Travel Writing' and 'Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine'
War & Peace: Azuela's 'Underdogs' and Bosman's 'Mafeking Road'
Coming of Age in Tokyo: Natsuo Kirino's 'Real World'
Speak, Émigré: Nabokov's First Forays Into English
Go Purple, Young Man: Rick Bass's 'Why We Came West'
Reconsiderations: Richard Yates's 'Revolutionary Road'
The Secret Life of Children
Heinrich Heine's High-Altitude Irony
Shuffling Through Memories: B.S. Johnson's 'The Unfortunates'
Adam Thirlwell's Tour of the Canon
Standing Witness: Horacio Moya's 'Senselessness'
How To Make Fiction Now
The American Carnival: Tobias Wolff's 'Our Story Begins'
A Clean, Well-Lighted Life: Dominque Fabre's "The Waitress Was New"
Grete Weil's 'Aftershocks'
Fiction of the Post-Communist Era
Rethinking What Henry James Knew
Madness and Civilization
A Master Builder
The Basement Tapes
Kafka Lightens Up
Getting to the Bottom of Bolaño
A Finnish Endgame
Returning to a Safe Place
Song Of Myself
Reading 'Lolita' in Cairo
Eichmann in Budapest
A Second Act for Radicals
Watching Day Break
The Problem With Originalism
The First Great Saudi Novel
The Long and Winding Road
Life is Beautiful
Listening to the Voice of Suicide
Sizing Up the Short Story
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