A Shirley Jackson novel from 1962 is the basis for this fable, directed by Stacie Passon, in which the men ruin the day.
Author Archives: JENNIFER SZALAI
Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office.
George Packer’s “Our Man” is a biography of the ambitious diplomat who helped to define the use of American power for more than 50 years.
Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration.
In her memoir-in-essays, Grace Talusan writes about her experience as an immigrant to the United States, her survival of childhood abuse and returning to visit the Philippines, her native country.
This assemblage of personal reflections and interviews arrives as readers wait for the final volume of the 83-year-old historian’s multivolume life of Lyndon Johnson.
In “Women’s Work,” Megan K. Stack dares a closer look at the domestic labor arrangements that have made her writing possible.
William Sturkey’s “Hattiesburg” is a story of racism and economics that offers a close-up, intimate view of segregation.
In her new memoir, Carolyn Forché tells the story of how a stranger’s suggestion that she visit El Salvador in the late 1970s changed the course of her art and her life.