Burns is the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the prestigious award.
The novel relates our current culture war to the battle over Darwin more than a century ago.
An anonymous novel imagines Ivana was trained by Russia to ensnare Trump.
Susan Orlean sifts through the ashes to find the man who burned 1 million books.
Winners will be announced on Nov. 14.
Despite a convoluted structure, the story of five abandoned brothers is deeply moving.
Mitch Albom’s sequel to “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” is overly sentimental and entirely unmoving.
The quarterly journal boasts a short story by Chuck Palahniuk, plus plenty of blood and guts.
Link, the author of ‘Get in Trouble,’ is among this year’s 25 MacArthur fellows.
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