Karolina Pavlova’s A Double Life examines internalized oppression—and insists on the independence of the unconscious mind.
The follow-up to a beloved novel of gay romance continues André Aciman’s exploration of desire that tests convention: “It’s not a subject that has ever interested me, ethics,” the author says.
In Agent Running in the Field, the celebrated spy novelist takes on a chaotic international landscape.
The British novelist’s wry books veer from concrete realism to fractured blends of dream and memory.
The writer’s debut novel, The Water Dancer, is a fantastical love story that seeks to illuminate the forgotten emotional tolls of slavery. “This just wasn’t a physical horror. It broke families,” Coates told The Atlantic.
Caitlin Horrocks’s debut novel builds on a rich tradition of women writers who complicate the myth of male virtuosity until it crumbles.
Two recent novels attempt to unearth the pasts of forgetful family members, weighing the benefits of storytelling for older and younger generations.
A drowning haunts Susan Steinberg’s dark first novel about teenagers’ summer adventures.
Chuck Klosterman, the author of Raised in Captivity, believes that art criticism often has very little to do with the work itself.
A new story collection from Kim Young-ha complicates the trope of the relatable murderer and, in the process, puts the reader in a quandary.
In Patsy, Nicole Dennis-Benn wrestles with the conflicting demands of family and autonomy for an undocumented woman in New York City.
He’s best known as an award-winning young poet, and he’s now getting attention for his novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. But I first knew him as a talented writer a couple of years ahead of me in high school.
A lot of beloved storybook characters scavenge food in the wild, go on bear hunts, and otherwise explore the natural world, and almost all of them are white.
George R. R. Martin insists that the final entries in his fantasy series are still coming—even though HBO has finished telling his story first.
The re-release of a classic novel about Japanese Americans’ incarceration during World War II is an opportunity to reflect on the nation’s persistent internal conflicts.
The National Book Award–winning author writes complex teenage protagonists whose real-life counterparts have long faced literary erasure.
Susan Choi’s taut, drama-school narrative asks: Where does art end and reality begin?
The writer talks about his debut short-fiction collection, which channels much of the same caustic humor and heartrending dialogue as his Netflix series.
The Lord of the Rings author once wrote a short tale about a painter that elegantly argues for the value of escapism in literature.
Two ambitious new novels build techno-futures in which surveillance offers disturbing new threats.