Leonid Yuzefovich follows a footnote across 100 years and 1,000 miles.
Cora Harrington's "In Intimate Detail" wants to shift how we think about underpinnings.
Art is imitating life, as the tension between generations is beginning to boil over into new works of fiction and nonfiction alike. But are young people and their retiring parents really so different?
On Jill Lepore's "These Truths" and the myths on which the United States is built.
Reddit's co-founders patched their fractured friendship to save the company that defined them.
In a tell-all memoir, the pornographic actor Stormy Daniels details salacious descriptions of her time with Donald Trump, wonders if he is fit to be president and claims he offered to cheat for her in his reality TV show.
The seeds sown during the Anita Hill hearings have come into full flower in the past two years, as the #MeToo movement erupted following the election of a multiply accused sexual harasser, and angry women jumped into electoral contests around the country.
"Fear" is to Woodward's previous oeuvre of political pornography what "Fifty Shades of Grey" is to "Twilight": vampiric fan-fiction repackaged as middlebrow smut.
It’s been hard to get your hands on David R. Bunch’s best-known work for almost half a century now. Most of the Moderan stories—linked, fable-like tales written in an experimental mode, set on an Earth ravaged by nuclear holocaust—were originally published during the 1960s and 1970s in magazines and later gathered in the original Moderan volume, long out of print. Yet, in the years since his most prolific period, the nightmarish dystopia he imagined has begun to look increasingly prescient, even...
Harlan Ellison's famous short story is a quick read. But it is not, by any means, an easy read.
Jonathan Lethem wrote a mystery novel, "The Feral Detective," to beat his Trump blues.
"My favorite part was watching our republic crumble before our very eyes."
Crypto-billionaire romance novels are having a moment.
What does nationalism mean in a contested state?
The plagiarist is no Robin Hood of words. Rather, plagiarism is the very definition of work without work. While hoaxers want to be someone else, plagiarists want someone else to be them.
These 10 works are far from the only linked entries in King’s oeuvre, but if you’ve got the bug from ‘Castle Rock’ and want to start spelunking the hidden depths of his celebrated body of work, they’re the essential ones most central to King’s interconnected secondary universe
Earl Swift’s "Chesapeake Requiem" is unflinching about sea-level rise, but careful not to belittle the beliefs of those at the heart of the calamity.
J.K. Rowling loves her hardboiled noir detective the same way she loves her iconic boy wizard. That makes her detective novels incredibly fun to read.
Fifty-four years after it was sold by looters, an ancient Maya pictographic text was judged authentic by scholars Thursday. Mexico's National Institute of History and Anthropology said the calendar-style text was made between 1021 and 1154 A.D. and is the oldest known pre-Hispanic document.
Aiken, a children's-book author, treated her fanciful premises with deadpan seriousness, creating an atmosphere that's ironic and enchanted all at once.
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