The author of “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight” trades the African bush for a Wyoming ranch. Review by Veronique de Turenne.
Short stories from Thomas Pierce, Arthur Bradford, and Nathan Poole examine the animal kingdom, and the lovelorn humans atop the food chain.
“Welcome to the Five Seasons Men’s Room, sir. Is this your first time here?”
Does everyone lie to the ones they love? Clancy Martin thinks so.
In a 1977 novel ripe for rediscovery, an Australian woman finds a room of her own in bustling post-war London. Review by Gili Malinsky.
This week in history: the Beatles touch down on the Ed Sullivan Theater, striking the first chord of the British Invasion.
A young woman’s journey into comedic stardom is a swift (and yes, funny) ride into the world of 1960s British television, from the author of “High Fidelity” and “About a Boy.”
A Booker Prize-winning author returns with a tale of cyber-fugitives on the run, mirroring the data and surveillance controversies of today’s headlines.
A caper on the Louisiana bayou pits ornery shrimpers against the oil companies who would darken their waters.
This week in history: Jacques Cousteau’s masterpiece debuts, inspiring an ocean of explorers.
One witty Parisian’s compendium of lived-in knowledge, from bidets to frog’s legs.
The actor on the artists who’ve influenced his own camera work, now captured in his alluring new book.
The departed historian’s final works venture into the twenty-first century’s dawn, in search of the “collective goods” capable of uniting us. Michelle Dean reports.
In a place devoted to long-distance transit, the living and the dead find themselves in a kind of limbo.