#Literary Fiction

Autofiction is Cheating, and You Cannot Change My Mind

What am I supposed to do with autofiction? Where is it shelved, literally and mentally? Is it memoir or fiction? Pick a lane.

The Best Books About Dysfunctional Families

"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." In these dysfunctional families, that couldn't be more accurate.

5 Novels From 2020 With Complicated Female Characters

A list of five novels published in 2020 that feature complicated female main characters who range from self destructive to unlikable

16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy.

Sally Rooney’s Rise as a Normal Person

Why did Sally Rooney and NORMAL PEOPLE rise to such huge attention so quickly?

Meet the 5 Writers Shortlisted for the 2020 Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing is one of the world's major short-story prizes. Meet the five writers shortlisted for this year's prize.

How a TV Adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE Took Over Ireland’s Airwaves

A reader reflects on the morality-driven backlash against the adaptation of Sally Rooney's NORMAL PEOPLE, as heard on a radio show from Ireland.

Yes, Literary Fiction With Happy Endings Exists: Here are 20 Must-Read Examples

If you think lit fic endings are all sorrow or question marks, think again. Here are some happy literary fiction books that will leave you hopeful.

20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature.

Stellar March Books Out in the UK

Coronavirus forcing you to self isolate? Dive int to these stellar March Books Out in March .