New and Notable for the Art of Holocaust Survivors by El Chapo

Recent topics of interest: ALWAYS CRASHING IN THE SAME CAR: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California, Matthew Specktor’s photo. (Tin House, paper, $17.95.) A novelist and critic with a keen eye on Hollywood blends memoirs and cultural criticism in this study of classic American narratives of failure. BASIC KERNER COMMISSION REPORT, Edited and introduced …