Prosecutor Bell Elkins returns for her third mystery set in small-town West Virginia.
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In the wake of a worldwide pandemic, a search for what might endure. Review by Stefan Beck.
A writer-cartoonist’s compassionate report from Afghanistan’s front lines.
The film and television star on learning to write for himself, his greatest fears, and the childhood experiences that spurred his debut novel Nightmares!
The scales of justice are easily unbalanced in the new novel from the author of Atonement and Saturday.
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Why looking at our dating profiles and status updates might yield a clearer picture of America than any census.
A novelist of the surreal finds his true calling: concise tales of loss, love, and liquor.
Don’t try to do anything else while you read this.
The author of Leaving the Atocha Station takes a Whitmanesque turn.
A Russian novel-within-a-novel unfolds with origami precision.
“My original aspiration was to capture something massive, to go for broke.” David Mitchell talks about psychic battles and the vision of tomorrow in his new novel.