Therapist and patient
Oct 4, 2011 — Invisibility is often used for mischief, but in Chuck Klosterman's new novel, his invisible character sits still, looks deeply and disrupts only when necessary. Love him or hate him, Klosterman's stoner-genius extemporizing is unmatched in this sly work of fiction.
Aug 31, 2011 — Child narrators rule this week's fiction: Brock Clarke conjures a young prodigy searching for his father, while Michael David Lukas channels a girl who stows away on a trip to the Ottoman Empire. In nonfiction, Ian Johnson says the CIA inadvertently helped radical Islamists gain a foothold in Europe after World War II.
Oct 28, 2010 — In Brock Clarke's extraordinary new novel, a precocious 9-year-old searches for both his estranged father and Frederick Exley, his father's favorite writer. Clarke deftly handles the plot's layers, twists and identity puzzles, and pulls off the literary equivalent of a half-court shot.