The author of “Orhan’s Inheritance” on wrestling with the memory of the Armenian genocide.
By BRIAN FAGAN
The creatures who’ve fostered civilization, from the court of Julius Caesar to your own backyard. Review by Melissa Holbrook Pierson.
In her new story collection, the author heads to dark places to find love, and the humor in that which makes us mortal. A conversation with Beca Grimm.
By MARY COSTELLO
An exiled Irish girl turned émigré mother of New York lives a full life in just under 150 pages. Review by Katherine A. Powers.
In the twenty-fourth novel of his cases, Commissario Guido Brunetti encounters old acquaintances with bad intentions.
The series of London crime novels famously adapted for Michael Caine, and a rediscovered gem from its creator.
45 years ago this week, Earth Day brought a rallying cry to a global crisis of responsibility and preservation.
The career congressman on how money buys influence in Washington, coming out to his colleagues, and aiding the poor with Bono.
“After 800 years, it’s time to reboot his Nine Circles of Hell franchise to make it relevant to a time-crunched, multi-tasking audience.”
In her eleventh novel, the Nobel Prize winner continues to create beauty from the anger and defining wounds of her characters.
With our collective imagination of the future dominated by dystopia, a list of science fiction’s more optimistic visions of future society.
Masha Gessen talks about investigating the lives of the Boston Marathon bombers, and the dangers of dehumanization.
Are we living through a “crisis of attention”? The answer may lie in how we still learn from one another.
In an age of new connectivity online and beyond, a reporter finds empathy for those who’ve faced mortifying infamy.
Hope for redemption and the devotion of dutiful families, in short stories from in and around New Mexico.
Grabbing a mystery of zoology by its horn.
A tenor digs into the history of the momentous song cycle that he’s performed over one hundred times.