In Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Lapvona,’ alienation turns to violence
Ottessa Moshfegh’s fourth novel generates her most grotesque vision yet.
What drove some to resist Hitler — and others to stay quiet
Halik Kochanski explores the motivations, and the uncomfortable realities, of World War II's resistance movements.
A plan to fix the internet: Put the government in charge
Ben Tarnoff believes that on the web, the profit motive and the public good are inherently at odds.
A generous exploration of creativity that embraces its mysteries
Journalist Matt Richtel doesn't have all the answers about the creative process — and that's a good thing.
NBC’s Katy Tur took abuse from Trump; it reminded her of her childhood
The reporter chronicles her career, her volatile father and how she withstood Trump's bullying on the campaign trail.
‘Invisible Things’ is a science fiction novel with an eye on the now
Mat Johnson’s latest book delivers a biting satire of American politics and class issues — from the vantage point of outer space.
‘Thrust’ delivers a mind-blowing critique of America’s ideals
Lidia Yuknavitch’s dreamy new novel imagines a girl swimming through the country’s grim past and future
George Lamming, renowned Caribbean novelist, dies at 94
He was best known for his semiautobiographical first novel, “In the Castle of My Skin,” which he wrote at age 23.
6 works of historical fiction highlight resilience amid war
New and upcoming books by Rhys Bowen, Kate Forsyth and others imagine the heroic efforts of everyday people during World War II.