Kyle Smith

Author Archive

  • Jun 25, 2021
    Here’s a bit of a watershed in American publishing: Social-media commenters are now successfully editing already-published books in order to alter the remarks of fictional...
  • Jun 2, 2021
    Tony Lyons publishes books that other publishers think should be buried—reviled, canceled. Remember when everyone in book publishing fancied themselves “rebels”...
  • May 28, 2021
    When I was 19, I wanted to be Andrew McCarthy — the St. Elmo’s Fire McCarthy, not the rich-jerk McCarthy from Pretty in Pink. I wanted to be tall and...
  • Mar 11, 2021
    Jake Tapper went on a tiny Twitter tirade the other day in defense of de-publishing some Dr. Seuss books for being, in a phrase he used several times,...
  • Feb 5, 2021
    Yesterday it was revealed that Hunter Biden, the embattled son of President Biden, will release a memoir in April called “Beautiful Things.” But New York Post...
  • Feb 3, 2021
    As a boy in Dayton, Ohio, and continuing after his unstable, divorced mother moved the family to Malibu so she could (only after arriving) announce that she was marrying a...
  • Feb 2, 2021
    Panic, doom, and dismay overcame me as I approached the end of the audiobook of Rob Lowe’s 2011 autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends. I’d spent nine...