Bodies in Motion
The writers below share a talent for keeping the reader glued to the page and, in very different ways, address identity, physicality and the traumas...
All This Is Very Different
This week we shake it up in subject and locale. Queer Indian girls in Wisconsin, East African political revolts, a Harlem apartment building...
Getting to the Point
Two story collections and one short, short novel appear this week; two books are from Scandinavia; and our narrative nonfiction choice is tied...
Hot Town, Summer in the City
The dog days of summer are here, and we turn to books that are hot and sultry, too. Like the weather, the four novels here take you into spaces...
These fine books represent some of the best writing of the summer. Their authors drill deep down into human psyches. Two of the novels are good...
2022 First Novel PrizeThe Center for Fiction
The Center for Fiction 2022 First Novel Prize was awarded to Noor Naga for her debut novel If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English...
Short and long fiction abounds this week, as well as an essay collection that gives wise advice for the changing ways in which we need to read these days
Take a Trip
Forget about the books on your nightstand, this week we have the perfect vacation read for you. There is a wide range of styles and genres here...
At Home in the World
In four wildly different fictions, characters seek to find themselves, and their place. Two are faced with sudden fortune and must navigate the...
What type of escape are you seeking for this long summer weekend? Choose from linked stories set on a Down East reservation, interconnected stories...