A new edition from the Folio Society, with an introduction by Michael Dirda, reminds us of a pleasures of a well-made book.
The Maryland novelist says the provocative scene judges mocked isn’t so absurd in context.
“City of Devi” impresses judges with a m nage trois during a nuclear crisis.
When a young drug addict gets expelled from college, he discovers his home town terrorized by threats.
This Friday, I’ll be talking with the author of “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena.”
A complex, often hilarious, ultimately moving novel about who we are — and what we discard.
The Washington Post’s choices for the five best fiction and the five best nonfiction books of the year.
Maurice Sendak’s classic has sold 20 million copies.
James McBride wins the fiction prize for “The Good Lord Bird.“
Lawrence Wright’s expos “Going Clear” may win the nonfiction prize tonight.
Lamar Herrin frames a human drama around an environmental controversy in “Fractures.”
In 1998, “A Man in Full” was a sure winner, but its author didn’t show up.
Friends, scholars and politicians gathered at the home of the new Irish ambassador to remember the life of the Nobel laureate.
Friends gather in Georgetown to toast a Washington novelist
On Thursday, at noon, American University law professor Lewis Grossman will deliver a talk about Irving’s classic at the Library of Congress.
Customers can choose covers from hundreds of new designs.
Nathaniel Philbrick’s short ebook is a primer on the Pilgrim’s legendary celebration.
Tale of a bloody, absurdist play and the star of its revival has compelling characters in its shape-shifting plot.
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Jonathan Miles is the latest literary author to take us where the sun don’t shine.