Alan Cheuse Alan Cheuse reviewed books on All Things Considered for more than 30 years. He died on July 31, 2015 at the age of 75.
New American Noir: Sakey's 'Blade'
Hitler's Youth: 'Castle in the Forest'
'Life and Death and Other Stories'
'Children's Hospital' from the McSweeney's Stable
Book Selections to Nourish the Mind at the Holidays
'Next' from Crichton: Genetic Technology
A Compendium of 'Modern Arabic Fiction'
Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'
In Styron, a Literary Landmark Remains
King Portrays Horrors of Interior Worlds
People Acting Up: 'Gallatin Canyon'
Novel: 'The Emperor's Children' in New York
A Writer Tells (and Appears in) Daring Stories
The narrator's mother has just died, he has moved to Washington, D.C., to teach a seminar on literature and AIDS, and he is obsessed by the mourning of Mary Todd Lincoln. Grief: A Novel, by Washington, D.C.-based writer Andrew Holleran, is a revealing book, with biting humor, about grief and loss in the era of AIDS.
A Novelist Reflects on Emotions in the Age of AIDS
Two Quests in Novel 'Fiddler's Dream'