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  1. national book awards
    Here Are Your 2018 National Book Awards FinalistsPoet Terrance Hayes gets a second nod.
  2. books
    A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Literary CanonWherein a panel of learned critics tells us what belongs on a list of the 100 most important books of the 2000s … so far.
  3. books
    In His First Crime Novel, David Mamet Revives a Vanished Version of His HometownThe author discusses his latest project, his love of James Cain, and his desire to eat dinner with Pancho Barnes.
  4. 10 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2018Get ready for Zadie Smith, Meg Wolitzer, and more.
  5. books
    New Sam Shepard Novel to Be Published This DecemberShepard died in July.
  6. books
    YouTuber Hank Green Is Writing a Novel About Internet FameHank Green’s An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is out fall 2018.
  7. books
    100 Great Works of Dystopian FictionTales about a world gone wrong.
  8. 18 Fiction Books to Read at the Beach, As Chosen by AuthorsThe best beach-worthy reads, chosen by writers.
  9. books
    Author Danzy Senna on Finding Inspiration After Leaving BrooklynThe New People writer moved to California because New York felt like “a book party that never ended.” She doesn’t mean that in a good way.
  10. book review
    In Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends, the Narrator Strives to MatterThe first novel by the 26-year-old Irish writer wears its influences on its sleeve.
  11. books
    Matthew Klam’s New Book Is Only 17 Years OverdueAfter the novelist found literary stardom in 1999, he became convinced he’d never write another piece of worthy fiction. He was wrong.
  12. book review
    Review: Eugene Lim’s Dear Cyborgs Engages the Post-Occupy MomentIt’s a novel of ideas, small, elegant ideas about art and protest, and one of the most striking literary works to emerge from the Occupy movement.
  13. book review
    Review: Francesco Pacifico’s Sharp New Novel Takes on Post-Hipster WilliamsburgThe Italian author’s new book does a lot of things you don’t see American novels do much of these days.
  14. books
    Dennis Lehane Can Relate to His Restless CharactersThe Boston novelist, whose Since We Fell is out this month, is a bit unsettled in California
  15. Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Produce a ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Movie […]George Saunders’s new novel is headed to the big screen with some help from Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. According to Deadline, Mullally […]
  16. George Saunders’s ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Audiobook Features Bill Hader, […]George Saunders’s novel Lincoln in the Bardo is out next month, and if you’re an audiobook fan, this will be one you won’t want to miss. […]
  17. 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.
  18. novel novels
    J.K. Rowling Is Writing a New Novel That’s Actually by J.K. RowlingAnd a new Robert Galbraith book.
  19. vulture cover story
    Michael Chabon on His New Book and Donald TrumpThe Moonglow author spoke to New York about how much memoir needs to be in a memoir and saying a reluctant good-bye to President Obama.
  20. books
    Talking to Belated Literary Upstart Nell ZinkAchieving fame hasn’t stopped the novelist from speaking her mind about the book business.
  21. how to plot a novel
    An Encyclopedia of Every Literary Plot, EverA far-from-comprehensive list of every archetype we know.
  22. Jack Handey’s First Novel Comes Out in JulyBeloved humorist Jack Handey (SNL’s Deep Thoughts, The New Yorker), has written his first novel. Entitled The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical […]
  23. books
    Try Differentiating Quotes Between James Joyce and Kool KeithGame on!
  24. clickables
    Consider The Wire As Nineteenth-Century NovelThe Wire > Charles Dickens.
  25. books
    Read the 100 Best First Lines From NovelsAs determined by the American Book Review.
  26. james cameron
    Cameron to Pen Avatar NovelBook will serve as prequel to the blockbuster film.