Books

The 20 Most Terrifying Non-Horror Books You'll Ever Read
October 31, 2014

And there isn't a ghost in a single one.

The Halloween Concert That Reinvented Bob Dylan
October 31, 2014

Bob Dylan was the cynosure of hip, when hipness still wore pressed slacks and light brown suede boots (as he did that night).

There Were No Love Stories in Auschwitz. Is It Okay for a Novelist to Invent One?
October 30, 2014

How can we write respectfully about the Holocaust?

How Female Comedians Went from Self-Hating to the Self-Help Shelf
October 29, 2014

Her new book is self-help—and it's fabulous

Michel Faber Wrote This Heartbreaking Book While His Wife Was Dying. Now He Says It's His Last.
October 28, 2014

Is a novel more poignant when you know the author's real-life story?

A West Point Literature Professor's Inspiring Plea for Creativity in Our Military
October 27, 2014

If you could give one book to a soldier, what would it be?

Deciding How to Die Has Never Been Harder
October 24, 2014

We do not like to think about our decrepit and declining future—and so we end up unprepared for it.

Is a Community Still a Community Without a Bookstore?
October 24, 2014

The borough’s lack of a literary institution is due to neglect, rather than disinterest.

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