John Davidson

16 entries
Book Review
My Father's Tears and Other Stories
The title story of this posthumous publication is brilliant and moving, a master class in narrative concision

Books, June 19, 2009

New In Print
New In Print
A new collection from one of our most fearless writers

Books, March 20, 2009

New in Print
New in Print
Blake Bailey's utterly absorbing and unquestionably definitive biography coincides with the release of two Library of America collections of Cheever's novels and short stories

Books, Feb. 27, 2009

New In Fiction
Livability: Stories
Raymond writes life as it is lived – which is to say devoid of significant drama – and writes of it without recourse to stylistic flamboyance or narrative tricks

Books, Jan. 16, 2009

DVD Watch
The Spy Who Came In From the Cold
"I've got the last good lay in an aging whore!" said Martin Ritts of his famously troubled star, Richard Burton

Screens, Nov. 21, 2008

Les Ninjas Du Japon

Screens, Oct. 24, 2008

AFF Review: 'Bunnyland'
AFF Review: 'Bunnyland'

Screens, Oct. 21, 2008

New in Fiction
Indignation
Philip Roth's latest is a detail piece rather than a panorama

Books, Sept. 19, 2008

A Life and Love in the Arts
A Life and Love in the Arts
'Chris & Don: A Love Story'

Screens, Aug. 29, 2008

New in Nonfiction
New in Nonfiction: Waiter Rant: Thanks For The Tip – Confessions of a Cynical Waiter
A popular blog turns into book form, highlighting both the advantages and disadvantages of mixing new and old media

Books, Aug. 22, 2008

DVD Watch
The Lovers & The Fire Within
Louis Malle, lobbing smart bombs

Screens, June 13, 2008

Pop Goes the Culture
The SAMOPC hosts a night of music and a movie

Screens, June 6, 2008

Readings
Personal Days: A Novel
Personal Days' themes of corporate downsizing and office malaise have been done before and done better

Books, May 30, 2008

DVD Watch
The Ice Storm
Revisiting Ang Lee's The Ice Storm and its survey of the moral dissolution of American life through the Nixon era

Screens, March 28, 2008

SXSW Film
Full Battle Rattle
Daily reviews and interviews

Screens, March 14, 2008

Cuba's AIDS Embargo
Cuba's Policies May Be Correct, Not Cruel

News, Sept. 27, 1996

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