One reader, inspired by Karen Connelly’s new novel THE CHANGE ROOM, investigates why there isn’t more explicit, detailed sex in literary realist fiction.
New fiction on race and class from South African writers.
British books crossing the pond in June.
These titles combine page-turning entertainment and complex social messages.
From Tolstoy to Chekhov, check out these 5 short story and novella recommendations to celebrate Russian Literature Week.
In 1998, Kuwait ushered in an era of censorship after controversy over four writers. Things now may be changing for the better: But who were those writers?
Doing some holiday traveling? Visit local bookstores and read books about the area!
Literary journals for readers who love to feel transported.
If you love postmodern film, you'll want these books on your TBR.
A reader recommends two works of fiction by The X-Files' David Duchovny
Happy birthday to Louise Erdrich, whose prolific writing shows the value of considering backstory in a book.
A brief interview with author Emma Straub about the writing life and her fourth novel, Modern Lovers.
How do you do, fellow kids? Prove you're down with the youngs by using these common tropes.
With the recent-ish news that Amazon has ordered a half-hour comedy pilot for Chris Kraus’s seminal (SORRY, COULDN’T HELP MYSELF) ...
It’s always silly to declare a single book to be the “best,” but it’s often productive (and fun) to consider ...