Malcolm is always worth reading it can be instructive to see how much satisfying craft she brings to even the most trivial article Phillip Lopate, TLSA New York Times Book Review Editors Choice One of BBC Culture, Lit Hub, O, the Oprah Magazine, and The New York Times s Books to Read this February Janet Malcolm s previous collection, Forty One False Starts Essays on Artists and Writers, was unmistakably the work of a master The New York Times Book Review Like Forty One False Starts, Nobody s Looking at You brings together previously uncompiled pieces, mainly from The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books.The title piece of this wonderfully eclectic collection is a profile of the fashion designer Eileen Fisher, whose mother often said to her, Nobody s looking at you But in every piece in this volume, Malcolm looks closely and with impunity at a broad range of subjects, from Donald Trump s TV nemesis Rachel Maddow, to the stiletto heel wearing pianist Yuju Wang, to the big league game of Supreme Court confirmation hearings In an essay called Socks, the Pevears are seen as the sort of asteroid that has hit the safe world of Russian Literature in English translation, and in Dreams and Anna Karenina, the focus is Tolstoy, one of literature s greatest masters of manipulative techniques Nobody s Looking at You concludes with Pandora s Click, a brief, cautionary piece about e mail etiquette that was written in the early two thousands, and that reverberates albeit painfully to this day. Best Download Nobody's Looking at You: Essays author Janet Malcolm For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Janet Malcolm is a journalist, biographer, collagist, and staff writer at The New Yorker She is the author ofIn the Freud ArchivesandThe Crime of Sheila McGough , as well as biographies of Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Plath, and Anton Chekhov.The Modern Library chose her controversial bookThe Journalist and the Murdererwith its infamous first line as one of the 100 best non fiction works of the 20th century.Her most recent book isForty one False Starts .
- 304 pages
- Nobody's Looking at You: Essays
- Janet Malcolm
- 26 May 2018 Janet Malcolm