Latest from Ron Charles

Taffy Brodesser-Akner brings to her first novel the currency of a dating app and the wisdom of a Greek tragedy.

  • Jun 13, 2019

The novel, based on a Greek legend, could have been a postmodern mess if it weren’t for Haddon’s skill as a storyteller.

  • Jun 11, 2019

The novel argues for the right to sexual relations without the frisson of sexual relations.

  • Jun 3, 2019

The extraordinary, continued success of the book stems from the book’s infinitely flexible appropriateness.

  • May 29, 2019

A celebrated young poet tells his life story.

  • May 28, 2019

This is not a test. You don’t have to improve yourself — or impress anybody.

  • May 23, 2019

The thriller falls victim to its own unintentional comedy.

  • May 20, 2019

The Pulitzer Prize finalist will discuss her career and read her work.

  • May 14, 2019

In Ryan Chapman’s novella, a prisoner unleashes an esoteric monologue of self-justification and cultural criticism.

  • May 13, 2019

The weirdest, funniest, downright strangest holiday-theme titles we could find

  • Dec 21, 2015
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