Chris Power’s debut collection, Mothers, reveals that maternity is an unsettling journey.
A new collection of essays attempts to lend some objective shape to a timeless-seeming challenge: the ongoing balance of voice and form.
The Circuit, Rowan Ricardo Phillips’s latest book, deftly chronicles tennis’s 2017 season with a joyful reverence.
As tragedy approaches, she is stricken, broken—and at the height of her artistic powers.
Inspired by his one-man show, Latin History for Morons, the comedian recommends three books that challenge one-sided narratives of the past.
A new book shows that many of the director’s musical achievements were the result of unrecognized collaboration.
In a new memoir and solo album, the Wilco bandleader supplants the “tortured artist” trope with the universality of suffering.
Future Sounds, a new book on the history of machine-made pop and classical songs, suggests that the radical power of the synthetic has largely been forgotten.
The unsettling stories in The Lonesome Bodybuilder are deeply preoccupied with the yawning disconnect between people.
For one writer, Gustave Flaubert’s tragic masterpiece has an offbeat and deeply poignant connection to Thanksgiving.
Good-bye to All That is arguably the war veteran and literary stalwart’s best work, but a new biography ignores its impact.
The pseudonymous author has said all along that her identity lies in her writing. I’ve followed the literary clues. Here’s where they’ve led me.
In The Last Unicorn, there are no maps, invented languages, or epic battles. But the 1968 tale has a timely message about the importance of reality over magic.
At Wednesday’s National Book Awards ceremony, the Chilean American novelist demystified the creative process with warm candor.
John Wray describes how a wilderness survival guide taught him to face his fears while completing his most challenging book yet.
The writer and critic has found a cult following with her podcast, You Must Remember This, unpacking the myths to show age-old stories and stars in a new light.
For years, deadly terrorist strikes in France were widely treated as isolated incidents. That changed forever in 2015.
The former first lady’s new memoir is notable for the revealing glimpses it offers into private moments of fear and frustration.
The industry legend, who created beloved Marvel characters like the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, died at the age of 95.
Anna Todd started writing her first book, After, on her phone. Five years later, her stories are making millions of dollars around the world.