Lincoln in the Bardo
by Liesl Schillinger ×
In the first novel from the celebrated author of "Tenth of December," Abraham Lincoln wrestles with grief -- and the fate of the nation hangs in the balance....
The Coen Brothers Should Adapt These Five Books
Posted by David Carnoy ×
The author of "Lucidity" on five titles he wishes his favorite filmmakers would bring to the big screen.
By KATIE KITAMURA
Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×
In Katie Kitamura's new novel, a woman's uncertain journey to find her missing husband resonates with echoes of Greek myth. Review by Hamilton Cain.
Disunion: Visions of Our Fragmented Future
By Paul Di Filippo ×
Science fiction once imagined life under a united planetary order; but some recent writers count on more, not fewer borders. By Paul Di Filippo....
Reviewed by Michelle Dean ×
In "Outline," Rachel Cusk joined the literary movement that blurs the boundaries between fiction, essay, and memoir. Will her new work take readers even further? Review by Michelle Dean.
The Women Who Mapped Heaven
Essay by Jennifer Carson ×
Looking at the careers of groundbreaking women in astronomy and the space program, the wonder isn't how they stood out, but how well they fit in. By Jennifer Carson.
The 26th Annual Discover Awards: The Finalists
Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×
Three works of fiction and three works of nonfiction make up our shortlist for the 2016 Discover Awards.
Homesick for Another World
By OTESSA MOSHFEGH
Reviewed by Sarah L. Courteau ×
In her novel "Eileen" and in a new set of short stories, Otessa Moshfegh creates narratives that feel "ike dark rooms in which someone has briefly turned on a light." Review by Sarah L. Courteau.
The Pluto Platter and the Power of Play
By Steve King ×
Sixty years ago, the first flying saucer crossed American skies -- and changed the face of play....
Best Friends Forever
Essay by Lizzie Skurnick ×
In the most resonant stories of girls coming of age, writes Lizzie Skurnick, nobody goes it alone.
The Book that Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation
By RANDALL FULLER
Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×
When a network of American readers passed around a single copy of Darwin's revolutionary work, they enlisted the book in a cause dear to their hearts. Review by Barbara Spindel.