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.
Carol Bensimon’s We All Loved Cowboys features a difficult protagonist whose myopia belies the wide, complex world outside her car window.
The 27-year-old author, Daisy Johnson, pulls off several marvels at once in her debut novel, which made the Man Booker Prize shortlist.
The literary hero’s coffee-chugging, cigarette-devouring creator, Lee Child, just released his latest novel. He shows no signs of slowing down.
Having lived a hard life, the late author refused to erase her female characters—or the brutality that deranges them.
Pop-horror writers like R. L. Stine see fear and storytelling the way the Victorians did.
The genre has historically offered up plotlines that range from uncomfortable moments of pursuit to nos that imply yes. One author discusses her decision to go about it differently.
The Netflix adaptation discards the authentic fear at the heart of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel.
Uwe Johnson’s magnum opus Anniversaries, which catalogs the life of its protagonist for the span of a year, is a sharp exploration of the daily effort to preserve shared truths.
Growing up, one writer saw the beloved character as a mascot for the Latin American immigrant experience. Sixty years after Paddington’s debut book was published, his story still feels relevant.
Samuel Park’s last novel explores how one person’s sense of self can be absorbed into another’s need.
A spate of women-authored speculative fiction imagines detailed worlds of widespread infertility, criminalized abortion, and flipped power dynamics.
Pat Barker’s retelling of The Iliad imagines the Trojan War from the perspective of a female slave fought over by two Greek heroes.
With the graphic novel On a Sunbeam, Tillie Walden has created a science-fiction universe of queer love, crumbling ruins, and magical forests. It might piss off the genre’s purists.