In "Natural Causes," Ehrenreich puts forth an argument unusual for its embrace of death's inevitability.
The Rothian spirit — so full of people and stories and laughter and history and sex and fury — will be a source of energy as long as there is literature.
Roth, one of the most influential novelists of the later part of the 20th Century, is the author of American Pastoral, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and 1969's Portnoy's Complaint.
A Q&A with the author of "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup."
In two sentences, we know exactly who this character is and what she's up to — though we don't even know her name yet.
This simple but systematic and ubiquitous interpretive error constitutes what might well be the single biggest mistake in the history of modern science and philosophy.
"Fahrenheit 451" shows us how democracy itself can be manipulated so that we become consenting elements in a system designed to make the rich richer, the poor poorer and the middle class, the anxious consumer class, constantly on the brink of losing its credit.
A small group of art directors pioneered the sci-fi book cover, informing the entire science fiction genre for decades to come.
A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that almost one in four Americans has not read a book in the past year, which is depressing enough, but now we're wondering if "in the past year" was a typo for "ever."
How the death of a talented young Palestinian writer brought to light a sharp rise in suicides.
Designers and writers are finding ways to create new forms of stories — all on the smartphone.
In 2015, the last bookstore in the Bronx, a Barnes & Noble, announced it would be closing. That was the last straw for Saraciea Fennell.
How the godfather of "fratire" went from chronicling his drunken sexual conquests to ghostwriting Tiffany Haddish's memoir.
Kundiman and the Asian American Writers Workshop are trying to chip away at the website’s blind spots, one page at a time.
Imagining a life in the fictional lair belonging to Richard Adams's rabbit protagonists in Hampshire, England.
He wrote “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” “Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Right Stuff,” and pioneered the New Journalism of the 1960s and ’70s.
Michael Pollan on the lost history of psychedelic therapy.
My ambivalence toward having a baby is not uncommon, judging from a spate of new motherhood books this year — but as a gay woman, I won't be able to have one without wanting one desperately and consistently.
Morgan Jerkins tackles the time-worn question of how far is too far to go in revealing yourself in first-person writing.
Michelle Lyons' memoir tells the story of a traumatic life spent witnessing hundreds of people being executed in Texas' most infamous prison.
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