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Fiction

  1. national book awards
    Here Are Your 2019 National Book Awards FinalistsFeaturing Marlon James, Susan Choi, and more.
  2. national books awards
    Here Is the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction LonglistIncluding Colson Whitehead and Taffy Brodesser-Akner.
  3. talking books
    Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn on Coming Out and Finding HomeThe Jamaican-born Brooklynite’s second novel, Patsy, reinvents the immigrant story.
  4. year in culture 2018
    In Fiction, It Was the Year of the WomanAmid Trump-obsessed nonfiction blockbusters, women led the way forward for fiction that matters.
  5. The 90 Best Books for Comedy FansThe ultimate comedy library.
  6. Fresh Complaint: Jeffrey Eugenides’s Short-Story SidelineThe book is most interesting for the view it affords us of Eugenides absorbing various formal and topical trends.
  7. books
    Bill Clinton and James Patterson Are Writing a Novel About a Missing PresidentWhomever could it be about?
  8. the obama years
    Considering the Novel in the Age of ObamaWhat the standout fiction of the last eight years can tell us about an art form, and a country, in flux.
  9. Lena Dunham Is Writing a Short Story Collection Called ‘Best and Always’Now that she’s already published a memoir, Lena Dunham is giving fiction a try for her next book. According to Vulture, Dunham is currently […]
  10. summer selections 2016
    20 Fun Fiction Books to Read at the Beach, As Chosen by AuthorsHandpicked by Alexander Chee, Jenny Han, and J. Courtney Sullivan.
  11. Can Short Stories Still Shock?Modes once heralded as avant-garde now linger among the array of strategies available to any writer.
  12. unfinished business
    Unfinished Tolkien Story Is on Its WayStateside publication is set for April 2016.
  13. A Commercial for Floral Essentials Shampoo, Based on the Bestselling […]I used to think that raising my three boys was a handful. They would keep me on my toes all day, so I didn’t always have time to worry about my […]
  14. books
    At Home With Claire Messud and James Wood, the First Couple of American FictionOn the eve of the publication of Messud’s new book, she can’t shake the feeling she’s still an outsider.
  15. the fall of lance armstrong
    Australian Library Plans to Move Lance Armstrong Books to the ‘Fiction’ SectionSydney’s Manly Library is not messing around.
  16. the way we serialize fiction now
    Jennifer Egan’s New Yorker Story Will Be TweetedAll 8,500 words of it.
  17. George Saunders’ Latest: ‘Home’This week’s New Yorker is the annual Fiction Issue, and as such is full of wonderful short stories by excellent writers. Especially of note is […]
  18. A New David Sedaris Story: ‘Vomit-Eating Flies’Here’s a new short story by David Sedaris entitled “Vomit-Eating Flies.” It’s set to be included in the paperback version of Squirrel Seeks […]
  19. unibrow
    How The New Yorker ‘20 Under 40’ Is Like a Highbrow, Literary American IdolSimon Cowell is not involved.
  20. books
    Read the Short Story James Franco Wrote for Esquire“Me and Joe, we just sit.”