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national book awards
Here Are Your 2018 National Book Awards Finalists
Poet Terrance Hayes gets a second nod.
A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Literary Canon
Wherein a panel of learned critics tells us what belongs on a list of the 100 most important books of the 2000s … so far.
In His First Crime Novel, David Mamet Revives a Vanished Version of His Hometown
The author discusses his latest project, his love of James Cain, and his desire to eat dinner with Pancho Barnes.
10 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2018
Get ready for Zadie Smith, Meg Wolitzer, and more.
New Sam Shepard Novel to Be Published This December
Shepard died in July.
YouTuber Hank Green Is Writing a Novel About Internet Fame
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
is out fall 2018.
100 Great Works of Dystopian Fiction
Tales about a world gone wrong.
18 Fiction Books to Read at the Beach, As Chosen by Authors
The best beach-worthy reads, chosen by writers.
Author Danzy Senna on Finding Inspiration After Leaving Brooklyn
writer moved to California because New York felt like “a book party that never ended.” She doesn’t mean that in a good way.
In Sally Rooney’s
Conversations With Friends
, the Narrator Strives to Matter
The first novel by the 26-year-old Irish writer wears its influences on its sleeve.
Matthew Klam’s New Book Is Only 17 Years Overdue
After the novelist found literary stardom in 1999, he became convinced he’d never write another piece of worthy fiction. He was wrong.
Review: Eugene Lim’s
Engages the Post-Occupy Moment
It’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.
Review: Francesco Pacifico’s Sharp New Novel Takes on Post-Hipster Williamsburg
The Italian author’s new book does a lot of things you don’t see American novels do much of these days.
Dennis Lehane Can Relate to His Restless Characters
The Boston novelist, whose
Since We Fell
is out this month, is a bit unsettled in California
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 […]
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. […]
the obama years
Considering the Novel in the Age of Obama
What the standout fiction of the last eight years can tell us about an art form, and a country, in flux.
J.K. Rowling Is Writing a New Novel That’s Actually by J.K. Rowling
And a new Robert Galbraith book.
vulture cover story
Michael Chabon on His New Book and Donald Trump
author spoke to
about how much memoir needs to be in a memoir and saying a reluctant good-bye to President Obama.
Talking to Belated Literary Upstart Nell Zink
Achieving fame hasn’t stopped the novelist from speaking her mind about the book business.
how to plot a novel
An Encyclopedia of Every Literary Plot, Ever
A far-from-comprehensive list of every archetype we know.
Jack Handey’s First Novel Comes Out in July
Beloved humorist Jack Handey (SNL’s Deep Thoughts, The New Yorker), has written his first novel. Entitled The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical […]
Try Differentiating Quotes Between James Joyce and Kool Keith
As Nineteenth-Century Novel
The Wire > Charles Dickens.
Read the 100 Best First Lines From Novels
As determined by the American Book Review.
Cameron to Pen
Book will serve as prequel to the blockbuster film.