Revisiting George Saunders's CivilWarLand in Bad Decline

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline was originally published in 1996. In the twenty years since then, George Saunders’s debut story collection has grown from a cult-like sensation into a truly cherished, widely [...]

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A Stunning Debut: My Sunshine Away


Thomas Murphy: A Bittersweet Tale by Roger Rosenblatt


7 Brand-new Short Stories for Short Story Month


A Fresh, Dark Collection: The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff


A Spot-on NYC '70s-set YA Novel


New Romance Series: Fishing for Trouble by Laura Drewry


April 29, 2016

A Brief History of Bromance

In his new book, Breaking the Male Code, psychotherapist Robert Garfield calls for a men’s movement to greater relationships with one another.

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April 28, 2016

Love in the Time of WWII: Why It Works in Fiction

Alison Love, author of The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom, explores why World War II is such a vivid backdrop for love stories.

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April 27, 2016

Not Your Average Science Book: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Scientist Hope Jahren’s debut effort, Lab Girl, a story of life and love in the strange world of scientific academia, is undoubtedly a good memoir.

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April 26, 2016

The Future Is Now: A Q&A with Sylvain Neuvel

Read on for Sylvain Neuvel's thoughts on his format, the future, and science fiction.

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April 25, 2016

Family and Money: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Family dysfunction is definitely not a new subject for novels (or any writing, for that matter), but some authors find a way to keep it fresh and fun to read. Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney does just that.

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April 24, 2016

Breaking Away From Mommie Dearest in This Debut YA Novel

Kerry Kletter's debut young adult novel, The First Time She Drowned, will tug at your heart strings in all the right ways, and I have a feeling this new author has many more stories to share.

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April 23, 2016

The Latest Romance in The McKinney Brothers Series

Claudia Connor is back with the third novel in The McKinney Brothers.

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