An award-winning Irish novel about a sexually abused young woman.
Edward Hirsch, Louise Glück and Mark Strand are among the poets competing for $10,000 prize. Small presses make good showing.
From the poet whose work gave rise to “The Hurt Locker” film, a searing memoir about war.
The online journal offers 180,000 registered readers stories, poems, essays, interviews, podcasts and cartoons — for free.
Critic Greil Marcus’s musical history of the genre in originals and covers of 10 songs will likely provoke debate.
She’s the next guest for “The Life of a Poet” at the Hill Center on Sept. 17.
A writer struggles with the tricks of memory in a novel by one of Russia’s most acclaimed authors.
Zak Ebrahim describes how he has taken a different, nonviolent path from his infamous terrorist father.
Ms. Niven wrote major biographies of Carl Sandburg, Edward Steichen and Thornton Wilder.
A family in North Carolina in the waning years of the American Revolution struggles for salvation.
A depressed lawyer takes a shady job in Dubai and never stops talking.
One is set at a law firm, another at a second-tier college — the third at a paper that resembles the Times.
Agatha Christie’s iconic mystery solver returns, deftly, from the dead, thanks to a best-selling British author.
Mr. Bowden wrote gritty and lyrical accounts of drug wars and despair along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Elizabeth Green argues that teachers are not born but created and the U.S. needs a culture to inspire educators.
His research took him to Thailand, Japan and into his father’s harrowing past.
The famous realist is surprisingly idealistic in “World Order.”
The 11th annual volume celebrates the weird and the wonderful. But mostly the weird.
Borges’s longtime translator, editor and friend offers an insider’s view of the famed Argentine writer’s life
“In the Absence of Sparrows,” by Daniel Johnson, captures the American reporter’s playfulness and courage.
The books Washington has been reading.