Jonathan Russell Clark

Jonathan Russell Clark is a literary critic and the author of An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom (Fiction Advocate, 2018). His essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Vulture, San Francisco Chronicle, the Atlantic, The Believer, Tin House, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and numerous others. He also produces the podcast The Spine with Gail Marie.


on The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes’s 1989 novel A History of the World in 10½ Chapters includes an essayistic meditation on love in which he brilliantly considers the meanings and ramifications of history and our tendency to turn life into a narrative: The history of the world? Just voices echoing in the dark; images that burn for a few […]

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