Marcel Möring’s In a Dark Wood is a highly literary, imaginative, and experimental novel that explores large themes—including Jewish identity after the Holocaust and the search for meaning
Every week, tens of thousands of NASCAR fans line sweltering racetracks in hopes of being up close when a spectacular crash occurs.
“We got what we needed.”
Aharon Appelfeld’s Blooms of Darkness (originally published in 2006 as Pirkhei Ha’afeilah) conveys the Shoah experiences of Hugo, an eleven-year-old Jewish boy who witnesses the
There is nothing more frightening than a woman scorned, especially if said woman also has access to the Internet and boasts a very colorful vocabulary to boot.
A Phrase Book for Spiritual Emergencies is a series of slices of life followed by essays.
You know something’s up when the publisher has a name like “Exterminating Angel,” and the book’s dedication page says the author “intends no disrespect. . . .
Nicholas Evans is not a prolific writer. Not when compared to other writers of a similar standing who, like he, can generally be counted upon to shift a good number of books.
Tears of the Mountain follows Jeremiah McKinley as he negotiates the Centennial Independence Day, July 4, 1876.
In her long and prolific career, Cynthia Ozick has created a literary oeuvre of impressive complexity in the form of essays, short stories, novellas, drama, and poetry, ornamented with five delirio
In post-apocalyptic Africa in the Seven Rivers Kingdom, there are two peoples: the Nuru and the Okeke.
“The heart asks pleasure first, and then excuse from pain.”—Emily Dickinson
“God, if He was anything, was the answer to the mystery of why you got sick. . . .”—Joshua Ferris
When reading Gina Ochsner’s The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight, I kept asking myself what, exactly, this book is. It is a parable, limned with metaphors? Is it magical realism?
In the historical novel, The Fort, Bernard Cornwall brings the reader another tale of the American Revolution.
Artists don’t always think the same as the general public. What makes them special is their viewpoint of the world.
That these poems are so simple to read is an indication of the labor and talent that went into writing them.
the inciting incidentScene: Arc d’ Triumph. Jude Law meets Gabriel
Garcia Marquez, calls him Gabo.
Marquez slaps the boy and calls him puta,
It’s been six years since New York Times bestselling author Crusie’s last solo novel.
“I try to write the books I would love to come upon. . . .”—Anne Lamott
“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoingthere is a field. I’ll meet you there.”— Rumi
Drawn to the hallucinatory, enchanted by the morbid, the gothic sensibility mixes incarceration with necromancy, technology with architecture, vampires with séances.
“Most of our fears are petty and small. . . .
Blue Has No South, Alex Epstein’s first book to be translated into English, is a book of 114 surreal, absurd, and/or paradoxical very short stories or flash fiction.
An Unfinished Score begins with our viola-player protagonist, Suzanne, learning about her lover’s tragic death from a radio announcement as she’s having dinner with her composer husband, B
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas, book number four in Ms. Woods’s series, examines the lives of Mick and Megan O’Brien, a middle-aged couple, divorced for several years.