The author of The Good Lord Bird talks about John Brown, Coltrane, and writing from the uncomfortable chair.
In a small Haitian town, the question of a young girl's fate hangs in the balance.
A young American comes of age in a radically new Prague.
The restlessness of two small-town teens mirrors the turbulence of 1968.
An epic-scale novel of a woman's emotional and sexual odyssey, written by the daughter of anarchists.
Echoes of Nabokov and Fitzgerald ring through the life and death of a Colombian drug runner.
Two comic book imitators in love learn the joys and perils of role playing.
A pair of orphans make their way through life in the Greenwich Village of the 1960s.
Love in full flower can be hard to tell from a doomed obsession.
The tuneful life and lasting zest of a sweetly dry wit.
An East German family epic unpacks a world of official lies with sardonic humor.
A novelist tries to make very modern music out of a work of fiction.
Can the CIA director's soul be saved by an editor's idiosyncratic methods?
A mysterious portrait is at the center of a literary page-turner.
The author of Pacific on returning to the Grouse County of his prior novels, his recent screenwriting, and teaching journalism.
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