Over the past decade, someone neglected to tell Norman Rush about the sorry state of American letters. In an environment where novelists are encouraged to put out product every two to three years, Rush is an archaically deliberate writer. For the past 20 years, this former antiquarian book dealer has meditated on the dusty African country of Botswana, a place so remote that headlines about the region rarely make it before page 20 of even the... More >>>