Writing and Writers

‘Tired of Running’: A Sci-Fi Veteran Tells His Own (Earthling) Story

In ‘Becoming Superman,’ J. Michael Straczynski chronicles a life that was dominated early on by dysfunction and later by success that came with its own tensions.

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader

He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality.