How is a Jewish novelist, raised in an assimilated household in the South, supposed to navigate this complicated terrain?
The Yellow Birds's disordered, digressive narration places the novel squarely in an American tradition of war writing.
The new variety of haunted house is a variation on the classic: a place where dreams wither.
The literary community needs more smart criticism, not less positive criticism.
For Victor LaValle the supernatural is a means to heighten the horrors that have always inspired his work.
The argument of The Wives is twofold: great writers have demanding habits, and that the women who tended to those habits deserve recognition.
Kate Summerscale’s new book has neither that page-by-page excitement nor so formidable a collection of historical personages as characters as her earl
How Should a Person Be?, based on recorded conversations between Heti and her friends, describes a woman named Sheila making a life in Toronto after l
In The Fifth Impossibility, his new collection of essays, Norman Manea demonstrates that he is an indispensable analyst of what it means to be a Roman
Juan José Saer is not a writer with an instantly eye-catching signature like Cortazar with his brasher, vanguard luster, or Borges in his wry eruditio