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Today

Great Fiction from the Musician's Mind: John Darnielle's Wolf in White Van

Anyone who's listened to the entirety of a Mountain Goats' album knows that Darnielle is essentially a short story writer who happens to release his collections set to music.

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Wednesday

What's Worse Than Life at 'The Knick'?

Tuesday

Be Tricked Into Reading Margaret Atwood's Stone Mattress

Monday

Adrift in Dubai: Joseph O'Neill's The Dog

Sunday

James Patterson Takes on Teen Girls in Homeroom Diaries

Saturday

The Mob Takes on Terrorism: Lorenzo Carcaterra's The Wolf

Friday

OKCupid Founder Christian Rudder on Your Profile Pic and More

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September 11, 2014

Exquisite, Complex, McEwan: The Children Act

In The Children Act by Ian McEwan, the modern-day complexities of everyday life underlie the intriguing, exquisite story he tells.

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September 10, 2014

On Losing a Child: Rare Bird by Anna Whiston-Donaldson

'I wish I had nothing to say on the nature of loss, but I do. Because one ordinary day, I encouraged my two kids to play in the rain. And only one came back.' –Anna Whiston-Donaldson

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September 9, 2014

Station Eleven: Emily St. John Mandel on Survival and Story

This is the way the world ends in Emily St. John Mandel's new novel, Station Eleven: Almost everyone dies. The Georgia Flu pandemic wipes out 99.99 percent of the world's population in about a month. The lights turn off, gas runs out, and time is divided between before and after. We start over at Year […]

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September 8, 2014

Technology, Love, and the Future: A Worthwhile Debut from Gregory Sherl

Can science go so far as to take the guesswork out of finding love? In The Future for Curious People, Gregory Sherl’s imaginative and heartwarming debut novel, technology has been designed to do just that.

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September 7, 2014

12 Books Every Young Adult Should Read

An avid reader and publishing professional shares her picks for the twelve books that every young adult should read.

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September 6, 2014

3 Romances on Love, War, and Friendship

Pat Fordyce recommends these three romance novels from throughout the year – Broken and Just One Night by Lauren Layne, and Hold on Tight by Serena Bell.

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September 5, 2014

So You Want to Be Parisian

The new book How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love Style, and Bad Habits curates everything gorgeous about the life of a Parisienne.

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