Ancient stories entwine with twenty-first-century themes in Helen Oyeyemi's fiction.
These women are looking for anything but love.
A young woman's disappearance may have roots in an atrocity of the Iraq War.
The culmination of a trilogy spins a complex fictional intrigue around one of history's great unsolved crimes.
Balzac's incisive story of wealth, desire, and fraud has never been more timely.
A classic of Russian science fiction resurfaces.
On the trail of a man who should be ten years dead, the victims multiply.
The author of Fatherland and Pompeii sets his time machine for the Paris of the Dreyfus Affair.
Why the most exciting moment in a romance is also the toughest.
A true story of escape and survival in World War II Burma is also a tale of pachyderm heroism.
An annual, opinionated rundown of the best of a year in listening.
Our listener-in-residence on his year in music.
A novel based on a Japanese folktale traces a journey of redemptive magic, art, and love.
Crimes of the heart throw a perceptive woman into a suspenseful courtroom drama.
The adventures of Jim Harrison's "wonderful backwoods nitwit" are collected in one rollicking set of linked tales.
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