A blinkered and besotted account of Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidential campaign succumbs to the erotic entanglements of biography.
Stop it, you’re killing my libido
Erica Jong’s stunning self-absorption
A revised compendium of the curses and clichés that beset modern feminism
Love is noble, love is hard, and women cheat just as readily as men
Five books by extremely engaging misogynists
If society creates art, as Stephen Greenblatt believes, then why was Shakespeare's achievement so singular?
"Dying is an art," said Sylvia Plath. But so is living, and she excelled at both—not that her biographers, with one wise and big-hearted exception, have noticed
Illusions. Affectation. Lies. This is the insidious and incapacitating legacy of modern dating books