Latest from Ron Charles
“Make Russia Great Again” and “Rodham” are two recent novels that benefit from blending fact and fiction.
  • Aug 6, 2020
Jennifer Hofmann’s debut novel follows a Stasi agent trying to make sense of his past.
  • Aug 4, 2020
“The Death of Vivek Oji” continues Emezi’s exploration of characters who fracture rigid attitudes about selfhood and sexuality.
  • Jul 28, 2020
Unintimidated by the Bard’s canon, O’Farrell creates Shakespeare before the radiance of veneration obscured everyone around him.
  • Jul 21, 2020
The London-set novel focuses on four musicians trying to make it big.
  • Jul 14, 2020
Many fiction writers have tried and failed to find comedy in the current administration. Finally, we have something to laugh about.
  • Jul 6, 2020
A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are.
  • Jul 3, 2020
J. Courtney Sullivan focuses on the culture of privilege that works so effectively to maintain class distinctions while erasing any acknowledgment of them.
  • Jun 30, 2020
Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island.
  • Jun 22, 2020
The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India.
  • Jun 15, 2020