james wood

8.6.15

Everyone Wants a Piece of Karl Ove Knausgaard

How did a Norwegian writer who writes extremely long, introspective books about his own life become the toast of the literary world?

10.9.12

I Don’t Want to Read Any More Books About Straight White People Having Sex

I was drawn into the hype over Sheila Heti’s 'How Should a Person Be?' primarily after James Wood published his review criticizing the book as “evasive,” “vaguely intelligent,” and of “a deliberate flippancy.” I’ll be the first to say James Wood is a...