Tom Nissley

Recent Articles

H Is for High Praise

British Memoir H Is for Hawk Was Worth the Wait

The Great Mexican Chilean Spanish Novel

The Next García Márquez Is Nothing Like García Márquez

Books Jan 11 4:00 AM

Two Encyclopedias, Fat and Thin

Ditching Pynchon for James Brown

Books Dec 21 4:00 AM

George W. S. Trow, 1943—2006

A Little Context

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Books Sep 21 4:00 AM

The Emperor's Wife

What Would Claire Messud's Husband Think of Her New Book?

Books Jul 20 4:00 AM

This Dyke Is Watching

The Cool Aesthetic Distance of Alison Bechdel

Books May 11 4:00 AM

Eight Stories

Jonathan Lethem, Dale Peck, Gary Lutz, and Five Other Writers Review the Short Stories in Charles D'Ambrosio's Long-Awaited New Book

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Books Mar 16 4:00 AM

Here, Have a Headache

The Awesome Anxiety of The Complete New Yorker

Books May 12 4:00 AM

Sad and Totally Brilliant

Charles Burns' 'Black Hole' Ends As It Began

Books Mar 31 4:00 AM

In His Room

Geoffrey O'Brien Puts the Century on "Shuffle"

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Books Dec 30 4:00 AM

The Story of an O

I Regret That My Stupid Editor Made Me Look Stupid

Books Nov 25 4:00 AM

Where Have You Gone, Mrs. R?

She's Still Melancholy After All These Years

Books Aug 5 4:00 AM

The Complicated American

Henry James Without the Curlicues

Books Jun 24 4:00 AM

Killer Queens

Bette Davis, Freddie Mercury, and the Poets Who Adore Them

Books Jun 17 4:00 AM

Caribou Hair Everywhere

Coming of Age at 20 Below

News May 31 4:00 AM

The Telephone Game

How to Survive a Paul Schell Pollster

Pullout Apr 12 4:00 AM

Vancouver, BC

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