Jonathan Safran Foer's 'Everything Is Illuminated' has appeared under an unusually beneficent conjunction of stars for a debut novelist. The first chapter was excerpted in 'The New Yorker'. The book was featured on the very cover of 'The New York Times Sunday Book Review'. Reviewer Roger Gathman explains why all the fuss is being made.
"...The book is divided between two times and two voices. The..."