Haruki Murakami, Rachel Kushner and Helen Oyeyemi have new books this month.
in 'Hummingbird Salamander,' Jeff VanderMeer, author of far-out dystopian tales like 'Annihilation,' writes a spy-thriller dystopia like no other.
Kenyan novelist’s The Perfect Nine is first work written in an indigenous African language to be longlisted
A California man has been charged with stabbing his mother and uncle to death in an attack that the woman’s co-workers witnessed on a Zoom call, prosecutors said Monday. Deputies responding to reports of a stabbing on March 22 discovered the man dead in the driveway of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Altadena, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials. The victims were identified as Kenneth Preston, 69, and Carol Brown, 67.
McMurtry, who died last week, made it his mission to redefine Texas as a crucible of modern conflicts. His early novels succeeded stunningly.
A Paris court will deliver its verdict Monday in a case that grew into one of France’s biggest modern health scandals, ruling whether a French pharmaceutical company is guilty of manslaughter and other charges for selling a diabetes drug blamed for hundreds of deaths. Accused of favoring profits over patients’ lives, Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines and damages after a huge trial involving 6,500 plaintiffs. Servier says it didn’t know abo
The US novelist mixes grit with gloss in sharp examinations of artists and writers – and her wild youth
The Legislature's Human Resources Department is investigating whether the image violates lawmakers' policy on harassment.
Taken as a whole, his work constitutes one of the greatest achievements of any American novelist.
The Fifth Estate, which was among the first underground newspapers of the 1960s, is the setting for Peter Werbe's new novel about a bygone radical Detroit.
Three decades later, "Generation X" is a literary classic that still speaks to issues central to todays world
Kirstin Valdez Quade, acclaimed for short stories, talks about her debut novel, "The Five Wounds," her love of New Mexico and the uses of dark humor.
Real-life couple Matt Stokoe and Sophie Rundle put in good work as a pair of survivalists, but this claustrophobic film loses focus when it becomes a menage a trois
Helen Oyeyemi, author of Gingerbread, writes magical, unsettling novels in which nothing remains fixed. Her new book Peaces is a deeply, intoxicatingly romantic novel. In it, two men go on their honeymoon on a fabulous train that seems nearly empty.
Great short stories of just a few pages can make you cry, laugh and think.
New manifesto of writers association PEN accused by its US arm of backing cultural appropriation
A bracing reimagining of a dystopian world in Arnav Das Sharma's debut novel loses its punch because of lacklustre editing
In this edition of TV Bits: An animated version of Everybody Hates Chris is on the way. Watch theDad Stop Embarrassing Me! trailer for the new Netflix sitcom starring Jamie Foxx. Better Call Saul digital seriesEmployee Training will be back, along with the animatedSlippin’ Jimmy. Reacher, based on the Jack Reach series, adds more cast …
On March 26, 2021, we published Namwali Serpells Black Hole, a scintillating and scrupulous essay that follows the authors thinking and Googling on
EXCLUSIVE: Heavy Metal, the iconic science fiction and fantasy magazine, is making its first moves into television with an adaptation of Blake Northcotts triology of novels Arena Mode Saga.
From Angie Thomas' highly anticipated follow-up to 'The Hate U Give' to a book about a deadly fly flu to Pamela N. Harris' 'When You Look Like Us,' 2021 has packed a lot of big releases into first quarter.
Kate Mosse, Abi Daré and Kishani Widyaratna lead this practical fiction-writing workshop, full of fresh insights and inspiration, brought to you in partnership with the Women’s Prize Trust, the charity behind the Women’s Prize for Fiction who champion women’s voices on a global stage.
The women in Gabriela Garcias debut novel are trapped in interstitial spaces. Theyre caught between the dream of a better future and the harsh realities of poverty, loneliness, and discrimination; between the need to be seen and loved and the abuse they suffer at the hands of men; between the idea of home and the struggles of undocumented migration and political exile.
Two orphaned Chinese siblings embark on an odyssey in the 19th-century American West in C. Pam Zhangs critically acclaimed debut novel, How Much of These Hills Is Gold, which was long listed for the 2020 Booker Prize. Zhang left San Francisco for northern Washington State during the pandemic, where she is at work on her next novel.
/PRNewswire/ -- Eight-years-old and living life to the fullest, one National Heritage Academies (NHA) student celebrated National Reading Month by sharing her...
The author recognized that humiliation is a kind of traumaand that gentle humor could help neutralize it.
Chinese writer Can Xue and Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o, both long-favored contenders for the Nobel Prize for literature, are among nominees for the International Booker Prize for fiction. The list announced Tuesday features works from four continents, including “The War of the Poor” by France’s Eric Vuillard, “In Memory of Memory” by Russian writer Maria Stepanova, “The Dangers of Smoking in Bed” by Argentina’s Mariana Enriquez
Generations past, present, and future should be grateful to her for the literary joy she brought to all who read her.
Beverly Cleary's character inspires me to grab life by the toothpaste tube and really squeeze it for all it's worth
Dav Pilkey & Scholastic pulled 2010 book 'The Adventures of Ook and Gluck' from shelves after a parent complained of anti-Asian stereotypes.
Author Dav Pilkey, best known for his childrens book series Captain Underpants, and Scholastic publishing have pulled his 2010 graphic novel The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from...
Jenna Bush Hager posts interview with Beverly Cleary from when she was 99 folllowing the news of the legendary child author's death at 104.
The Scholastic Book Fair at your local elementary school is about to get a mini facelift. According to The Guardian, the publishing company announced last week that it would no longer be distributing a book from the childrens series Captain Underpantswhich, if its not clear from the title, is about a superhero who wears nothing but white undies and a cape and gets into all kinds of shenanigans. The book in question, The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future, was published i