Black Lives Matter - Teach Your Children Well
Black Lives Matter and as always we must teach our children about racism at the earliest age. For teens on the cusp of adulthood, and the generation...
Story Collections: Contemporary Classics, New Voices, and Experimental Writing
At the Center for Fiction, we are forever extolling the virtues of the short form. The ability to capture a life, an entire landscape, a range...
Lose Yourself in These Riveting Personal Narratives
These eight new memoirs highlight the importance of friendship, music, food, and art in our lives—elements that allow these enormously skillful...
British Imports: Lost Gems and Pocket-Sized Reads
This week we are highlighting a selection of our British imports—collections of short fiction and essays from classic to contemporary writers...
Stunning Memoirs, New Paperbacks, and More Recommendations for Mother's Day
This week we celebrate the coming of Mother’s Day with some authors from home and abroad, some enticing paperbacks you might have missed when...
Follow Along at Home: Selections from Story Time
First of all, thank you, our treasured customers, for ordering books from the Center for Fiction and helping to support us through these isolating times
Escape Into Crime Fiction
There are so many delicious new crime novels it is hard to select a handful to recommend but these that follow are some of the best, from traditional...
Spotlight on Small and Independent Presses
We have always appreciated the work that the small and independent presses do, from their discovery of new voices to their commitment to bringing...
Books, New and Old, from Writers We Love
This week we wanted to draw your attention to some of our favorite new releases, and—since we might all have a little more reading time—remind...
2020 Whiting Award Winners
Our friends at The Whiting Foundation have supported emerging writers through the annual Whiting Awards for 35 years. Check out the 2020 winners...