- Hunt for Vanna White 'Playboy' kicks off endearing debut novel
USA Today: Books, Saturday - 02/18/2017 - 02:04 PM
Jason Rekulak relives the 1980s in 'The Impossible Fortress.'
- Paperback Row
New York Times: Books, Friday - 02/17/2017 - 01:04 PM
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
- Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with Betty White and the Obamas
Los Angeles Times: Books, Friday - 02/17/2017 - 12:47 AM
It’s one thing to read “Where the Wild Things Are.” It’s another to have it read to you by Barack and Michelle Obama. To celebrate World Read Aloud Day, which inspires “children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and [create] a community of readers taking action to show
- Philip Pullman will write a follow-up to 'His Dark Materials' — and it'll be a trilogy
Los Angeles Times: Books, Thursday - 02/16/2017 - 08:48 AM
Philip Pullman will bring back the world of "His Dark Materials" in not one but three new books for young adults, NPR reports. The English author announced he's writing a follow-up series to his massively successful fantasy trilogy for young readers. The new trilogy, called "The Book of Dust,"
- Fiction: Gone Guy: A Writer Leaves His Wife, Then Disappears in Greece
New York Times: Books, Wednesday - 02/15/2017 - 07:00 AM
Katie Kitamura’s novel “A Separation” follows an estranged wife’s journey to Greece in search of her missing husband.
- Nonfiction: The Rare Writer Who Hates the Word ‘I’
New York Times: Books, Wednesday - 02/15/2017 - 05:00 AM
In “Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life,” Yiyun Li recounts abandoning Chinese in order to write in English.
- A Subway Janitor Moonlights as a Novelist
Wall Street Journal: Books, Tuesday - 02/14/2017 - 06:47 AM
Enrique Ferrari, who cleans subway platforms in Buenos Aires is drawing global acclaim as a writer of noir thrillers
- Bookends: Which Dystopian Novel Got It Right: Orwell’s ‘1984’ or Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’?
New York Times: Books, Monday - 02/13/2017 - 01:29 PM
Charles McGrath and Siddhartha Deb debate which classic dystopian vision rings truest at the beginning of 2017.
- Nonfiction: Apocalypse Now: What’s Behind the Volatile Mood of Today’s American — and European — Voters
New York Times: Books, Monday - 02/13/2017 - 05:00 AM
In “Age of Anger,” Pankaj Mishra views today’s political struggles through the prism of the Rousseau-Voltaire debates.
- Book review: George Saunders' first novel is devastating and original.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Books, Sunday - 02/12/2017 - 10:47 PM
One of the most celebrated Irish novels of the 20th century is Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s “The Dirty Dust.” A capsule summary explains its notoriety: All the characters, many of them as creatively potty-mouthed as any in literature, are dead. They spend the novel squabbling with one another from their respective graves.
- Neil Gaiman on His ‘Norse Mythology,’ in Which Odin Wants a Wall
New York Times: Books, Sunday - 02/12/2017 - 05:37 PM
With this playful retelling, Mr. Gaiman continues to be a combination of best-selling author, famous personality and cult figure.
- Why we love 'Casablanca,' 75 years later
USA Today: Books, Sunday - 02/12/2017 - 08:02 AM
A new book looks at the World War II movie's enduring appeal.
- Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian Novelist, Dies at 72
New York Times: Books, Friday - 02/10/2017 - 08:32 PM
In novels like “Second-Class Citizen” and The Bride Price,” Ms. Emecheta described the difficulties African women faced in negotiating traditional roles in a modern age.