#Literary Fiction

8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated.

“I Guess They Make Me Feel”: How Gabrielle Zevin’s Books Changed How I Think About Endings

I once sought out happy endings to a superstitious degree, but Gabrielle Zevin's books have helped changed what I look for from stories.

Summertime Sadness: 12 Sad Girl Summer Books for Your Ennui Mood Reading

The sad girl summer genre persists all year long, hot weather not necessary, so immerse in a languid and longing mood with these reads, including.

Books That Follow a Character Over Years — or Decades!

Have you ever loved a character so much that you just want to watch their entire lives unfold? Luckily for us, these books, including When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill, deliver on that!

How Does The Use Of Silence Play Out In Literary Fiction?

In sighs, gazes, and gaps, silence in literary fiction demonstrates that language is sometimes not enough to convey the human condition.

10 Books About Books for Serious Bibliophiles

From reads about lexicographers and bookshop employees to librarians, these books about books, including The Sentence, are for serious bibliophiles only.

How Do The Trauma And Revolutions Of The Non-Occident Get Featured In Fiction?

The literature of the non-Western world has initiated the much-needed conversation around who’s right in wars.

How Contemporary U.S. Literary Fiction Is Beginning To Decolonize

Once a space dominated by white authors, contemporary literary fiction in the U.S. is beginning to encompass a diversity of narratives.

#TheNewLatinoBoom: The Rise of Literature Published in Spanish in the U.S.

On the rise of the New Latino Boom, a growing trend of literature published in Spanish in the U.S. in the 21st century.

Quiz: Which Literary Fiction Book Should You Read Based On The Book You Want To Write?

Come dream up some details about that book you have always wanted to write, and take home a literary fiction book recommendation.