The Nobel laureate’s first novel, neglected for years, provides a glimpse into the young writer’s mind.
An electric jolt of a novel about urban youth, anomie, sex and crime.
In ‘Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured,’ Kathryn Harrison gives us her take on the Maid of Orleans.
Robin Varnum follows explorer Cabeza de Vaca on his hallucinatory trek through 16th century Americas.
Haruki Murakami’s new coming-of-age story takes us into a fractured modernity and its uneasy inhabitants.
A bustling tale of American reinvention, with two half-sisters toiling to reverse their fortunes.
A story of coming to the United States — and a ringing paean to love.
With the war long over, an Irishman in Africa sets down the harrowing story of his past.
Educating girls is key to fighting global poverty and stemming sexual violence and exploitation of women and girls.
How the fight against poverty condescends to the poor.