Critical Library

April, 2011

Critical Library: William Gass

by William Gass | Apr-08-2011

In this ongoing series, Critical Mass asks critics to name five books that should be found in any reviewer's library. Unable to settle on five, here are six...read »

December, 2010

Critical Library: Geoff Dyer

by Eric Banks | Dec-15-2010

In this ongoing series, Critical Mass asks critics to name five books that should be found in any reviewer's library. Unable to settle on five, here are...read »

November, 2010

Critical Library: Ruth Franklin

by Eric Banks | Nov-26-2010

In this ongoing series, Critical Mass asks critics to name five books that should be found in any reviewer's library. Here are the titles suggested by Ruth...read »

September, 2010

Critical Library: Liesl Schillinger

by Eric Banks | Sep-16-2010

In this ongoing series, Critical Mass asks critics to name five books that should be found in any reviewer's library. Herewith is Liesl Schillinger's...read »

July, 2010

Critical Library: Lorin Stein

by Eric Banks | Jul-18-2010

Critical Mass occasionally asks critics to name five books that should be in any reviewer's library. Herewith is Lorin Stein's response. If you are (or...read »

May, 2010

Critical Library: Eula Biss

by Eric Banks | May-11-2010

In this occasional series, we ask writers to name five books that belong in any book critic's library. Here's what Eula Biss--whose Notes from No Man's...read »

March, 2010

Critical Library: Blake Bailey on Biography

by Eric Banks | Mar-26-2010

From time to time Critical Mass asks writers and critics to name five key books that ought to be in any reviewer's library. In a slight twist on the usual...read »

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