Michael Crummey talks fiction, Newfoundland, and landscape: “I had lived in Labrador for a while and I had the very real sense that this place could kill you.”
Fictionalizing the geopolitics of the past four years throws up challenges for novelists in how to treat a reality that is often stranger than fiction.
The global pandemic, an American presidential election, and a double cohort of books hitting the market make a perfect storm for publishers and booksellers
Grady Hendrix’s Paperbacks from Hell is a nostalgic tour through 1970’s and ’80s horror fiction.
A volume of essays by and about the radical Black thinker Angela Davis deals with her time in U.S. prison and has disturbing relevance today.
The publishers’ suit argues that the Internet Archive is engaging in wholesale piracy by offering users free access to in-copyright books.
First published in 1934, Langston Hughes’s story throws a spotlight on racial violence that continues in America today.
Zadie Smith’s controversial story is a dystopian satire about call-out culture.
Nancy Hale’s story about the dangers of poisonous political ideologies is surprisingly relevant to our current moment.
Bryan Washington’s story is about a veteran drug dealer who becomes a kind of surrogate father to an undocumented Guatemalan teen.