Nearly 20 years after the novel's release, Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club antagonist is back—in comic-book form.
Toni Morrison's new novel, God Help the Child, mines lyrical power and human strength from childhood suffering.
The prizes have been targeted by voting blocks opposed to progressive efforts to recognize more women and writers of color. But trying to undo change in an increasingly diverse world is futile.
The author of The Harder They Come adheres to an organic, spontaneous finale-writing process ruled only by his desire to leave readers with room for interpretation.
Take a deep breath, everyone.
The English folk singer-songwriter reveals how an appreciation for humanity's history has informed her art.
Seventy-six years after it was first published and sold at the New York World's Fair, Milt Gross' New York is finally seeing the light of day.
Choose the Twitter book club's next read from an array of supernatural thrillers and dystopian futures.
A new book about the novelist's Jamaican retreat, Goldeneye, suggests an indulgent and escapist lifestyle inspired a character who embodied a stubbornly anachronistic ethos.
The author Tania James shares a lesson she gleaned from a book about a poacher: The best prose comes from experimenting with new perspectives.
Join our Twitter book club as we read Ali Abunimah's analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Helen Macdonald's heartfelt memoir documents how the author found comfort in falconry after the death of her father.
The author Yasmina Reza says that Borges taught her fiction, like joy, is borne of mysterious, instinctual processes achieved in an unconscious state.
Tom McCarthy's dazzling, elusive new novel revolves around a corporate anthropologist trying to deliver a comprehensive report on mankind.
When novelist Harriet Lane received a serious diagnosis, she started telling stories that let her meet anxiety on her own terms.
What happens when two artistic friends date for 40 days and nights? An eye-popping multimedia book commemorates a great social experiment.
Author Katherine Heiny describes how the best details in fiction can be ripped from small talk and eavesdropped conversations on the bus.
Joan Didion is a style icon and literary legend. In her work, fashion and loss are inextricable.
A new collection of abstract ink prints depicts shameful incidents of European anti-Semitism that laid the groundwork for the Holocaust.
The original cuffed-trouser urbanite on the hunt for authenticity—and undercutting it with his own self-consciousness—was J. Alfred Prufrock.