University of Iowa

Review: Ethan Canin's "America America"

The fourth novel from Canin

In this Washington Post book review, senior editor Ron Charles heralds Ethan Canin's newest book America America as his "best novel" and "a worthy successor to Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men."

"Canin, who teaches at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, has written before about the seductive and transformative power of people with extraordinary wealth, but never with such sensitivity," Charles writes. "[America America] couldn't have arrived at a more auspicious moment than this season of potentially epochal political change."

Read the entire review here: "Morality Play"


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