Nathaniel Rich

Nathaniel Rich is the author ofThe Mayor's Tongue, a novel, and San Francisco Noir, a book of film criticism.

Books
Oct. 24 2011 7:05 AMBad Things Happen to Bad ChildrenThe real Pinocchio is nothing like you remember.
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Feb. 9 2010 9:50 AMThe War TrilogyNo director has done more with rubble than Roberto Rossellini.
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Jan. 27 2009 10:55 AMRobert Altman's Short CutsStop comparing it to Nashville.
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Dec. 4 2007 7:54 AMThe Lady VanishesHitchcock's first Hitchcock film.
Explainer
May 17 2007 4:10 PMShould I Invest in "Forever" Stamps?Absolutely not.
Books
May 10 2010 9:59 AMMythologist of Our AgeWhy Ray Bradbury's stories have seeped into the culture.
Culturebox
July 8 2009 7:02 AMScandinavian Crime WaveWhy the most peaceful people on earth write the greatest homicide thrillers.
Books
Feb. 18 2008 9:58 AMWhy Flann O'Brien Is So FunnyThe unsung Irish genius who belongs up there with Joyce and Beckett.
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Nov. 11 2009 7:11 AMThe Cineaste of CoolHow Jim Jarmusch's hipness distracts from his greatness.
Culturebox
Jan. 22 2004 4:53 PMPortraits of the AuteurWhat do Fellini's amateurish drawings tell us about his films?
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Nov. 26 2014 12:36 PM Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.