A court battle between German and Israeli archives over his manuscripts raised literary, not just legal, questions.
The stories in Some Trick, just the writer’s third book in almost 20 years, spin out weird, unlikely conceits with rigor and glee.
The President Is Missing, co-written with James Patterson, indulges in a familiar trope: the country's top executive as action hero.
A new book argues it’s a virtue that can motivate people to struggle against injustice—but doesn't adequately consider the more pernicious ways it manifests in society.
The writer, who died at the age of 85, was the last of the larger-than-life novelists of the mid-20th century.
New books by Sheila Heti and Michael Chabon explore the claims of family-making, and of writing.
The cancellation of the 2018 award is an opportunity to remember that great works of writing aren’t decided by committee.
Lisa Halliday’s new book inventively tackles a familiar storyline, encouraging real-world identifications in order to subvert them.
What makes Fire and Fury important is that it is not just about Trump, but a product of the same culture that produced Trump.
Revisiting the work of A. E. Housman
It’s the site and source of disappointed hope.
Wallace Stevens answered ultimate questions in language no one had used before.
Adam Thirlwell, a virtuosic young British novelist, indicts the morals of a pampered generation.