Nicholas LaRousse

About Nicholas LaRousse

Nicholas LaRousse holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University where he was recognized for achievement in screenwriting at the Pakula Prize Evening during their annual Summer Conference. Before that, he received a B.A. from Adelphi University where he studied English and Philosophy. Currently, he works as a freelance writer and a Data Analyst for Barnes & Noble in Manhattan. He lives on Long Island.

February 2, 2016

Thinking Through Terrorism: Failures of Imagination by Chairman Michael McCaul

Chairman Michael McCaul's new book, Failures of Imagination, shows us how using our imaginations can help Americans circumvent future terrorist attacks.

January 27, 2016

A Life Like Fiction: A Memoir from Juan F. Thompson

Juan F. Thompson, the son of Hunter, recounts his childhood in his new memoir.

January 25, 2016

Sloane Crosley Is No Good at Poetry: A Short Interview

We caught up with Sloane Crosley, who recently made the jump from nonfiction to novel with The Clasp.

January 6, 2016

The Expansive Musings of a Curious Mind: Shame and Wonder by David Searcy

David Searcy's collection of essays reveals the author's own curious mind as he explores an array of ideas that create an expansive and unique view of the world.

December 10, 2015

Something to Challenge You: A Brief History of Seven Killings

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James is large in its scope - and it's no wonder it's collecting accolades and awards.

November 2, 2015

Stories Worth Unpacking: Eyes by William H. Gass

William H. Gass's latest collection of stories experiments with both the form and structure of the short story.

September 3, 2015

Brand-New Fiction from Jonathan Franzen: Purity

Jonathan Franzen returns with Purity, a new novel that is complex and extensive and wonderful.

July 6, 2015

Everyday Englishmen: England and Other Stories by Graham Swift

Graham Swift, winner of the Man Booker Prize, brings us his first publication of short stories in over thirty years, England and Other Stories.

June 24, 2015

A Moviegoing Lifetime: Keepers by Richard Schickel

Richard Schickel is an American film critic who estimates that he has seen over 22,000 films throughout his life. His newest book offers real insight into some of what he's learned via his filmic fascination.

June 16, 2015

Digital Dating: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

'Parks and Recreation' star Aziz Ansari uses his comedic talents to seek serious answers about love in the age of technology.

May 28, 2015

The Daring Debut of the Season: The Shore

Sara Taylor’s debut novel is thrilling and daring and dark. Which is just the way we like our summer reads.

May 26, 2015

Are We That Far Off from the World of the Water Knife?

Paolo Bacigalupi’s new novel of a world in which water becomes quite the commodity isn’t really all that far-fetched.

May 13, 2015

The Book of Love (and So Much More)

With his most recent publications, Roger Rosenblatt has experimented with a form of memoir that aims to blend prose and poetry. He continues this Experiment with The Book of Love.

May 6, 2015

It's About the Music: A New Bio of Billie Holiday

In the new biography Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth, Dr. John Szwed presents a comprehensive account of Billie Holiday's musical career.

April 30, 2015

A New Thrill from the Author of The Dante Club: The Last Bookaneer

Matthew Pearl, the bestselling author of The Dante Club, returns with another historical thriller: The Last Bookaneer.