I didn?t read Saul Bellow until I was in my late ?20s, when I picked up ?Henderson the Rain King? and fell in love. Since then he has become my favorite writer of any style and from any era. He was both funny and profound, innovative and traditional, high and low, earthy and intellectual, all that s ... More >>
T.C. Boyle's latest novel commutes the sentence of a 19th-century prisoner of love. But this historically minded author recognizes no statute of limitations.