Novelist Lance Olsen casts an eye on Kafka's insect.
An enduring literary rumor has it that Gregor Samsa—the young cloth-salesman who wakes up to find himself possessed of vaguely "numerous" legs and a hard-plated back—is, specifically, a co ...
Michael Ondaatje's latest is a lovely mix of supple poetry and observational magic.
"Not knowing something essential makes you more involved," says somebody in Michael Ondaatje's long-awaited new novel, Divisadero (Knopf, 273 pages, $25). The line is a wink from the novelist himself, ...