20 May 2013
A Questionable Shape is ostensibly about zombies, but Sims is much less interested in chase scenes and infection countdowns than in using undeath to explore memory, home, family, love, and the question what makes a person a person rather than a zombie?
16 May 2013
Hi, This is Conchitaoffers an encompassing view of the ways we become detached from intimacy and the painful, misguided ways in which we attempt to retrieve it.
13 May 2013
Esteemed writer and academic, Claire Messud, discusses her new novel The Woman Upstairs,its controversial reception, and our entangled forms of media.
3 May 2013
At the center of Maazel’s zany novel is Thurlow Dan, a self-help guru who has recently made an ill-advised trip to North Korea, and who is being spied on by the U.S. Government.
19 Apr 2013
In Jessica Soffer’s debut novel Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots,two women adrift in New York—an Iraqi Jewish widow and the latchkey daughter of a chef—find each other and a new kind of family through their shared love of cooking.
3 Apr 2013
Nicole Stellon O’Donnell’s debut collection is a novel in poems, resurrecting an old frontier story in creative and bizarre ways.
22 Mar 2013
Kristopher Jansma’s much anticipated debut novel, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards,presents a narrator who always wanted to be a writer. Now, if only he can be reliable, too.
19 Mar 2013
‘The Fun Parts’ seems an ironic title for Sam Lipsyte’s astonishing new book, his return to the short story after three acclaimed novels.
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