A wryly observant take on twenty-first-century America through the life of one of its most colorful cities.
The acclaimed Norwegian novelist captures the angst of youth and evokes the work of Raymond Carver.
A sprawling aesthetic jumble of a novel finds a unified voice.
A young veteran of the war in Iraq turns to fiction in his struggle to make sense of a perplexing combat.
On the road in search of self-awareness.
The authors -- and old friends -- discuss their writing processes, the countries that are close to their hearts, and the mysteries of love and death.
A star on the rise during Hollywood's Golden Age.
The novelist maps a twenty-first century city through the lives of four of its natives.
The novelist talks war writing, military culture, and the origins of his new novel in Iraq's cubicle combat zone.
A Cockney thug wins the lottery.
After a mysterious flu wipes out most of the U.S. population, a man and his canine companion struggle to survive.
A farmer who loves his cows more than his wife has his world turned upside down by the arrival of a migrant worker.
The depths of a celebrity-fevered culture are mapped in a Hollywood Inferno.
Stranded in Saudi Arabia, a salesman confronts the hollowed-out remains of his life.
A vision of a prelapsarian Ireland, circa 2006, where old and new exist together in serenity.
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