Phantom authors haunt the pages of Ali Smith’s unclassifiable new work.
A novel of Belle Époque Paris, through the eyes of a dancer-turned-studio-muse.
A novel of Germany during the rise of the Nazis -- and banned by Hitler's regime.
A biblical miracle is recast as an episode in the story of a long and unusual friendship.
Revisiting Wallace Stegner's bittersweet tale of two couples whose lives are braided together.
The author of Between Heaven and Here talks about the thin line between motherhood and authorship.
A mansion-full of stuffed beasts provides a haunting setting for a novel of secrets and consequences.
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.
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