Tim Parks Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

CRITICISM

Fein, Cheri. Review of Family Planning, by Tim Parks. New York Times Book Review (7 January 1990): 19.

Fein offers a generally positive assessment of Family Planning.

Gates, David. “It's Academic.” New York Times Book Review (15 November 1998): 67.

Gates offers a negative assessment of Europa, calling the novel “amateur stuff.”

Grudin, Robert. “Tales Out of Italy.” New York Times Book Review (2 May 1999): 27.

Grudin offers a positive assessment of Adultery and Other Diversions, calling the collection “an elegant demonstration of the freedom and power of the essay form.”

Harris, Bertha. “A Child Like Hilary.” New York Times Book Review (8 March 1992): 22.

Harris offers a generally positive assessment of Goodness.

Harrison, Colin. “Serial Son-in-Law.” New York Times Book Review (14 January 2001): 13.

Harrison offers a positive review of Mimi's Ghost, although he questions if the book can be properly understood without reading its precursor Cara Massimina.

Kreill, Tim. “Ask Andreotti.” Times Literary Supplement (27 August 1999): 25.

Kreill offers a generally favorable assessment of Destiny.

Mewshaw, Michael. “A Land of Exquisite Confusion.” Washington Post Book World (28 June 1992): 6.

Mewshaw offers a positive assessment of Italian Neighbors.

Nicholson, Geoff. “Divorce, Italian Style.” New York Times Book Review (25 June 2000): 30.

Nicholson offers a mixed assessment of Destiny, and comments that the novel seems “very European” in style.

Roberts, Rex. Review of Shear, by Tim Parks. Insight on the News (8 August 1994): 30.

Roberts offers a positive assessment of Shear.

Rubins, Josh. “No Gentleman in Verona.” New York Times Book Review (18 July 1993): 20.

Rubins offers a mixed assessment of Juggling the Stars.

Sacks, David. “Sex and Stones.” New York Times Book Review (31 July 1994): 8.

Sacks offers a positive assessment of Shear.

Schroth, Raymond A. Review of Juggling the Stars, by Tim Parks. National Catholic Reporter (28 May 1993): 34.

Schroth offers a favorable assessment of both Juggling the Stars and Goodness.

Sullivan, Jack. “Where the Vita Is Dolce.” Washington Post Book World (27 August 1995): 6.

Sullivan offers a favorable assessment of An Italian Education.

Wetherell, W. D. Review of Loving Roger, by Tim Parks. New York Times Book Review (10 January 1988): 10.

Wetherell offers a mixed assessment of Loving Roger.

Wolitzer, Meg. Review of Tongues of Flame, by Tim Parks. New York Times Book Review (4 January 1987): 9.

Wolitzer offers a generally positive assessment of Tongues of Flame.

Additional coverage of Parks's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vols. 126, 131; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 77; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 231; and Literature Resource Center.