Don Quixote

How Miguel de Cervantes, an aging veteran of Spain’s wars, created the blueprint for modern literature

J.M. Coetzee is a curiously chilly author and his Kafkaesque new novel is a parable about the writer’s place in a world ruled by cold rationalism

The terminology of modern wine-tasting is fussily analytical. Maybe it’s worth heeding our sensory impressions, a la Sancho Panza