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.
The fine and noble tradition of protest poetry is in safe, strong hands with this latest collection from Thomas Sayers Ellis.
Incest, murder, and a devastating fire come too late in this noir novel to make it a good read. This is unfortunate, because the writer has obvious talent.
The Blending Time is aimed at ages 12 and up, but there are parts that seem shocking in the context of a YA novel—shocking in the context of reality—even though they’re obviously references to even
“I, Edwin Newton Cheek, rode off to war that spring I was eleven, in the warm fly-buzzing days—in the spring of the lush lilacs, 1861.
In the wee hours of a London morning, a wealthy, elderly man, Frank Schoeller, is brutally attacked in his home.
The search for the truth can often be elusive. The truth itself can be devastating.
She did it! She really did it! Ms.