ZAKES ZDA • Mda's plays and novels are well-known in his native South Africa, but the writer is just gaining prominence in the United States. He discusses magic, the economic significance of beekeeping, and reopening the old wounds of apartheid.
REVISIONING THE GREAT GATSBY • Gatsby is more than great writing - it's also a tour de force of revision. A look at how Fitzgerald and his editor, Max Perkins, buffed one of American literature's most celebrated books to a high shine.
Lost & Found:
Tommy Wallach, Leslie A. Wootten, Nathan Alling Long