Charles McGrath


Charles McGrath is a former editor of The New York Times Book Review and former deputy editor of The New Yorker. He is currently a writer at large for The New York Times.

  • The Great American Bender

    April 8, 2013

    Originally published in 1934, John O’Hara’s Appointment in Samarra is still the only American novel I know that begins with a scene of a married couple having sex and on Christmas morning, no less.