Freedom’s Dark Double: David Grossman’s To the End of the Land

David Grossman’s To the End of the Land has the improbable distinction of being the second novel in as many months to make me cry.  (I should qualify this by saying that I rarely weep over anything so serious as novels; I usually reserve my tears for sitcoms.)  The other was Freedom. These twin totems [...]

Ishiguro at the Movies

I’m not sure why I was so determined to see Never Let Me Go given that reviews have uniformly noted its failure to live up to the excellent Kazuo Ishiguro novel on which it is based.  (Ebert: “A good movie from a masterful novel.”  Denby:  “This adaptation of the much loved 2005 Kazuo Ishiguro novel [...]

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