Cooking Up a Storm
The holiday season is often a time for gathering in the kitchen or entertaining friends and family. This week we have a roundup of a dozen of...
As we approach the holiday season, there are some stellar books still to come. This week, two novels tackle a group effort to save the world
Let’s be thankful this November for these five extraordinary writers with new works of fiction. We have a master of prose returning with a novel...
To take the sting out of the end of Daylight Saving Time, we’ve started compiling your cold weather reading lists, including: a spectacular...
As we approach Halloween it seems timely to read fiction that is in some way ghostly. This week each book has disturbing aspects that fit the...
Take the Journey
These five books are examples of what reading pleasures still await in the fall season. An extraordinary portrait of an enslaved girl; a welcome...
This week we have murder in Bordeaux, as well as in British Malaya (by an author we have the pleasure of hosting); a rumination on the end of...
Stories to Tell
Four striking collections of stories, and the most recent novel by a prize-winning queer Black writer who is launching his book at The Center...
How We Live
This week we have two powerful memoirs from writers who came to the U.S. after difficult childhoods; the funniest novel you’ll ever read about...
An Italian dystopian future; an epic novel about the natural world through the lens of a single dwelling; a South African writer’s music-infused...