Posts Tagged "Issue 25 | July-August 2013"

Restraint and Closure: The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra

Books and movies very often remain interesting right up until the end, but concluding a narrative in a satisfying way seems to require an almost impossible fortitude. Plots fizzle; characters…

To Follow This Dark River: Echoes of Joseph Conrad in David Mitchell

“I think of it in terms of when I walk into a cathedral I don’t really understand the mechanics of the force that is keeping tons and tons of stone…

The Greatest: Facing Ted Williams

View image | gettyimages.com In his very funny Foreword to this book, Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs states that his fellow Red Sox idol Ted Williams “is who John…