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The Season’s Best New Fiction
While you’re shopping for gifts this holiday season, don’t forget to reward yourself—for getting through a nightmarish trip to the mall, a...
on walden pond
7 Books That Celebrate the Joys of Being Alone
If you think Sartre was right on when he wrote “hell is other people,” or if you could just use a little solitude this holiday season, in...
November’s Best New Fiction
It’s November, and some delicious dramas are headed for the fiction shelf, along with everygirl allegories and nostalgia trips from heavy hitters. Anne...
The Best Books That Scarred Us For Life
What’s scarier: seeing something jump out at you, or knowing that it could, and imagining how and when? My bet’s on the latter. Anticipatory...
October’s Best New Thrillers
With October comes the first chill in the air, that first sense that another year is in the home stretch. To keep the blood pumping and energy up even as...
The Season’s Most Exciting Literary Fiction
Fire-colored leaves on the sidewalk, Oscar contenders in theaters, and pumpkin spice everything are nice, but if you’re a book lover, there’s...
October’s Best New Fiction
Christmas in October? It sure looks that way on the new fiction shelves! We’ve got Mary Alice Monroe’s heartwarming A Lowcountry Christmas and...
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5 More Singular Women Writers to Read if You Love Nell Zink
Nell Zink burst onto the literary scene in 2014 with her debut The Wallcreeper, an entirely unusual story of a floundering marriage that rose out of...
what would rory read
8 Books We Want to See Rory Reading in the New Gilmore Girls Episodes
Forget about whether Lorelai is still with Luke. Put your questions about Paris on pause. We all know what our most burning questions will be when Gilmore...
Will Make You Believe
As award-winning author Emma Donoghue made clear in her breakthrough novel Room, she is a master of tight spaces: both the physically cramped confines...
September’s Best New Thrillers
September comes as a shocking reminder that you haven’t done half the things you intended to do this year. New Year’s Day, bright and crisp with...
the ties that bind
Paints a Thorny Family Portrait
For a story that begins and ends with a party, there’s an astonishing amount of anger, sadness, and deceit in Commonwealth, Ann Patchett’s latest novel...