This week marks the fifteenth anniversary of the “Bulldozer Revolution,” during which an estimated one million Yugoslavians gathered in the streets of Belgrade on October 5, 2000, to...
The Tsar of Love and Techno
The author of "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" returns with a set of short stories that link to his award-winning debut. Review by Tom LeClair.
Gold Fame Citrus
The future is thirsty in this novel of an attempted escape from a drought-ravaged California. Review by Sarah L. Courteau.
Lie Better: David Lagerkrantz on Lisbeth’s Return
Bringing Steig Larsson's characters to thrilling life, one more time....
“The Heat, Not the Humility”
This week in history, the last swing of the "greatest hitter who ever lived."
Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic
The author of "Eat, Pray, Love" wants you to unlock your creativity. And don't quit that day job. A Conversation with Michele Filgate.
REAL LIFE ROCK TOP 10
Really Loud Librarians
Carrie Brownstein's "Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl" takes us into a world where the smallest gesture can set off a creative explosion. Greil Marcus reviews.
A READING LIFE
The Pope’s Daughter
Was Lucrezia Borgia one of the most sinister figures of the Italian Renaissance? Or just a woman who learned to wield power. Katherine A. Powers reviews.
A Toehold on the Dream: Angela Flournoy and Tayari Jones
The respective authors of "The Turner House" and "Silver Sparrow" on the pull of Detroit, writing about today's burning issues, and the eternal question: Michael Jackson or Prince?