This Year's Literary Sensation Only Gets Good When It Delves Into…

The Tiger's Wife is one of this year's biggest literary books, and it may be the clinching proof that fantasy has more narrative power than straight-up realism. The book's present-day sections are pure realism, and they're just not as compelling as its magical-realist fables set in the past. » 3/02/11 7:04pm 3/02/11 7:04pm