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
Something to Talk About
This week we are pleased to highlight a rousing jazz-infused debut novel which we are launching at The Center and a pitch-perfect memoir from...
Difficult people make for interesting reading. Characters who are mischievous, unstable, irrational, those who lack self-control and then find...
Novels, short stories, stories that interlink to become a novel, and poetry: these books explore their characters’ psychological and sexual...
Four of this week’s writers are at the peak of their powers. Shimmering stories full of pain and loss and introspection; fat cat Republicans...
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...