Articles by Bill Morris
April 1, 2016
Rich Republican outsider with zero political experience and open disdain for government claims he has the business acumen to make [fill in the blank] great again — sound familiar?
March 15, 2016
Many of the kids who play college basketball today are insanely talented. Too bad they’re being so shamelessly exploited.
February 25, 2016
Four novels as source material for Oscar-nominated screenplays? What happened? Did some pixie slip a vial of smart powder into the L.A. drinking water?
February 11, 2016
Jimmy Breslin might have had Buddy Cianci in mind when he said, “Providence is where the best thieves come from.”
February 4, 2016
What is news, as Tim Parks points out, is that the ascendancy of economic considerations over artistic ones in the publishing industry has led to “a growing resistance at every level to taking risks in novel writing.”
January 12, 2016
Rest in Peace. Through your words you will all live on.
December 20, 2015
This year brought forth another crop of terrific books about the D, as we Detroiters refer to our beloved, beleaguered hometown.
November 25, 2015
What is it that keeps drawing filmmakers to the fiction of Patricia Highsmith?
November 11, 2015
In the end, Ivan Doig & Co. come to very different conclusions about How the West Was Lost, but they share a sense that the loss is as irreversible as it was wrong-headed.
October 27, 2015
If I wanted to become a novelist, according to Flannery O’Connor, I didn’t need to wander the world harvesting experiences. I needed to contemplate experience and then write about it.