A Cabinet of Curiosities
The holiday festivities are beginning but there are still 2022 books we don’t want to miss. Here we highlight voices from Spain, Canada and...
Food, Glorious Food!
With Thanksgiving coming this week and more holidays around the corner, most of us are thinking about the wonderful food we are going to cook and eat
This week we hear from writers who bring the world to us with passion and compassion in fiction and nonfiction. In addition to including new books...
It's So Emotional
This grouping taps into emotional relationships—with family, friends, faith, food and life itself. We hear from a prolific Southern American...
There are four authors this week who have been recently acknowledged by the prestigious Booker Prize. The fifth is a special treat—a previously...
What's on Your Mind?
Three works of literary nonfiction are in the spotlight this week, along with a prize-winning Scandinavian writer who has been gaining a deserved...
This week we offer an epic novel of the American South, stories that illuminate the absurdity of contemporary life, a glimpse into the making...
Often, getting out of your comfort zone enhances the pleasures of reading. This week two oversized creatures are featured, as well as (possibly)...
Whale of a Tale
A ‘whale of a story’ means a great amount of a good thing and this week we have five novels that fit the description, including two featuring whales
2022 First Novel Prize: The Shortlist
We are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Center for Fiction 2022 First Novel Prize. These seven titles were selected from the longlist...