Albert Goldbarth is the author of more than twenty-five books of poetry, most recently Selfish (2015), Everyday People (2012), and The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972–2007 (2007), all from Graywolf Press. He has twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry.

This World & The Trade

Beyond Cliché, Beyond Politics: Multiculturalism and the Fact of America

on Faulkner’s Subject: A Cosmos No One Owns by Philip M. Weinstein

on London Calling: V. S. Naipaul, Postcolonial Mandarin by Rob Nixon

on White Woman Speaks with Forked Tongue: Criticism As Autobiography by Nicole Ward Jouve

on After Henry by Joan Didion

The Courage to Fall (on Falling into Life by Leonard Kriegel & Secrets of the Universe: Scenes from the Journey Home by Scott Russell Sanders)

Good Men, Bad Times (on Men Who Would Be Good by Gordon Weaver; Skin by C. E. Poverman; Public Landing Revisited by Robert Phillips; & Sweet Lucy Wine by Dabney Stuart)

Greg Johnson, whose reviews have appeared regularly in our pages across many years, has published two novels, five collections of short stories, and several volumes of nonfiction. He lives in Atlanta and teaches in the graduate writing program at Kennesaw State University.