Ron Charles
Ron Charles
Critic

Ron came to The Post in 2005 from the Christian Science Monitor, where he was the Book Editor and lead critic. He lives in Bethesda with his wife, an English teacher at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Latest by Ron Charles

‘No One Is Coming to Save Us’: ‘Gatsby’ gets a revolutionary reboot

In her new novel, Stephanie Powell Watts recasts the classic, with a black family at its center.

A sneak peek at this year’s Fall for the Book author lineup

Colson Whitehead and Lev Grossman will be among the 150 authors in attendance.

A thriller with heart: Hannah Tinti’s ‘The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley’

A young woman’s wrenching search to understand her father’s bloody past.

Louise Erdrich wins NBCC fiction prize for ‘LaRose’

Matthew Desmond’s “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” wins nonfiction prize.