Archive: May 17, 2009 - May 23, 2009

An Exact Duplicate of "Atmospheric Disturbances"

Tuesday night a group of readers, "fit but few," gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C. to meet Rivka Galchen, the author of last year's twilight-zone debut Atmospheric Disturbances. It's about a psychiatrist who suddenly becomes convinced that his wife has been replaced by an exact duplicate. Looking...

By Ron Charles | May 20, 2009; 6:28 AM ET | Comments (2)

The Mumps of Wodehouse

Overlook Press has been publishing deluxe-ish editions of the works of P.G. Wodehouse, and the latest has just arrived: "Aunts Aren't Gentlemen." I mean "latest" in two senses: This is the latest volume to come out, and it was the last novel the overlord of light comedy finished before his...

By Denny Drabelle | May 19, 2009; 9:30 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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