3 Articles About Books to Read Right Now

This article first appeared in The National Book Review

The Exemplary Narcissism of Snoopy (Atlantic) - A fascinating deconstruction of what was really going on in Peanuts

How Tom Wolfe Became . . . Tom Wolfe (Vanity Fair) - Michael Lewis on the rise of "the voice of a journalistic generation"

Garth Risk Hallberg's 'City on Fire' (New York Times) - Frank Rich's brilliant review of a new novel about 1970s New York City