American Literature

Top 5's: Literature

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

Top five unexposed, lesser-known reads and top five essential reads.

On The Road Hits the Wall

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Eric Ehrmann

For over half a century the American movie industry has been reluctant to fund the quintessentially red white and blue road trip with conventional wisdom claiming the project was unfilmable.

Moby-Dick Celebrated With Google Doodle

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 17.12.2012 | Home

Moby-Dick, the novel by Herman Melville considered one of the greatest in American literature, has be honoured with its own Google doodle. The desi...

Gore Vidal - Probably the Most Important Man of American Letters Since Mark Twain

John Wight | Posted 30.09.2012 | Home
John Wight

Though a man of the left, Vidal carried the air of a patrician who could give any English aristocrat a run for their money when it came to emitting an aura of superiority. However, in Vidal's case, a sense of arrogance was well deserved given his abundant talent and intelligence.

Sam Parker

'The Good Father' By Noah Hawley: Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 31.07.2012 | Home

Noah Hawley's fourth novel, The Good Father, is his first to be published in the UK. A skim read of both his biography the synopsis of the novel c...