Reviewery - The Genre of Reviews; Reviews considered collectively.
Collecting fifty of Christopher Ricks' reviews from newspapers and literary journals on both sides of the Atlantic, Reviewery addresses the work of some of the major creative figures - novelists, photographers, filmmakers, musicians - of the twentieth century. Naipaul, McEwan, Heaney, Hemingway, Mailer, Pound, Leavis, Sartre, the Beatles, Coppola, Kubrick - all find their work discussed here.
The questions at the heart of Christopher Ricks' enterprise have always been essential ones: what can we learn from this work? How good and pleasing is it? How might it have been better? His answers will surprise and delight all those who love literature.