Chandler’s California is a cultural desert stretching along the western edge of a continental wasteland
More attention should be paid to his collected essays, letters and journalism
What other heroine in a 19th-century novel strangles her sister’s canary as a girl?
A powerful totalitarian state is no longer needed to coerce human beings
Memories of the Future by Siri Hustvedt reviewed
William Giraldi, author of the novels Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark ahead of publishing his first collection of essays,