October 9, 2014

Writ Large: Jessie Burton's Debut Novel, The Miniaturist

In this thrilling debut, Jessie Burton has crafted an immersive, engaging world.

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October 8, 2014

Voice of This Generation: Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl

Fact: Lena Dunham’s essay collection slash stream of consciousness slash book of lists slash deep dark secret compendium – Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned' – is everything you want it to be.

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October 7, 2014

A New Trilogy from Jane Smiley

Some Luck begins a brand-new trilogy – The Last Hundred Years – from beloved author Jane Smiley. Here’s why we think you’ll fall in love with it.

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October 6, 2014

Shirley Jackson Reimagined

In her second novel, Shirley, writing professor and MFA Susan Scarf Merrell fictionalizes the life of the acclaimed author Shirley Jackson.

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October 5, 2014

Meg Wolitzer on Sylvia Plath: A Q&A with the Belzhar Author

We caught up with Meg to talk about the inspiration behind Belzhar, Sylvia Plath, and the difference between writing adult and young adult fiction.

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October 4, 2014

Wine Country at Its Hottest: Once Tasted by Laura Moore

Welcome to Laura Moore’s California via her latest novel, Once Tasted.

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October 3, 2014

How to Fix the School System: A Q&A with Dana Goldstein

In her new book, The Teacher Wars, journalist Dana Goldstein goes back to the historical roots of the American public school system. We spoke with her about moral panic, what needs to be done, and more.

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