Week of November 2nd | James
James Wood was formerly the chief literary critic of The Guardian,
He is currently a senior editor at The New Republic and a visiting
lecturer in English and American literature at Harvard. He is the
author of THE BROKEN ESTATE: ESSAYS ON LITERATURE AND BELIEF and a
novel, THE BOOK AGAINST
GOD, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) in 2003.
FSG has also published his newest book, THE IRRESPONSIBLE SELF: ON
LAUGHTER AND THE NOVEL.
Daniel Mendelsohn, writing in THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, said
of Mr. Wood, "His work is brilliant....Profound, searching and bogglingly
Brian Morton, writing in The Nation, said, "James Wood,,, is
one of the few living practitioners of his craft who will be read fifty
years from now... (He) is one of those rare critics whose discernment
is so strong that he helps us to become better readers of fiction.
More than that:
He's one of those rare writers who can enrich one's own engagement
I enjoyed our interview and found Mr. Wood to be an absolutely
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