Articles by Greg Walklin
September 13, 2016
How can a country ever put such a period behind it? Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill won’t change the fact that American money was used to purchase people.
February 24, 2014
What the book may lack in personal revelations about the author, it makes up for with a better understanding of his process.
August 15, 2013
Javier Marías may be the only significant working writer to also be a king. As the sovereign of Redonda, Marías is the honorary monarch. His two-decade reign has nearly entirely consisted of bestowing titles on various artists — John Ashbery is the Duke of Convexo, for example — as part of an effort at tongue-in-cheek recognition.
June 5, 2012
Downtrodden and oppressed women resonate in Main-Travelled Roads. There are no easy solutions for these characters, and certainly no political ones.