If the novel is a regal lion king, the short story is a cackling hyena.
The new members-only social-media site aims to replicate the café or salon in a virtual environment.
Us vs. the volcano: In their sophomore novel, John Elizabeth Stintzi offers a phantasmagoria of interconnecting stories about climate change and human fallibility
Stintzi’s novel traverses space, time, and a sprawling cast of characters in its attempt to allegorize our most profound challenges in the present.
Rosemary Sullivan defends conclusions in controversial Anne Frank book; HarperCollins to keep the title on sale
The author says in a statement that she has “full confidence” in the work that went into the book.
Dutch publisher Ambo Anthos retracts publication of a controversial book about Anne Frank after a report by historians refutes the volume’s conclusions
The move comes after criticism of the cold-case team’s methods and assumptions by experts on the Holocaust and the Franks.
“It was like unfinished business”: University of Alberta professor David R. Marples on the historical and political context behind Putin’s war in Ukraine
“I never thought Ukrainians anywhere would welcome Russian occupation,” says Marples.
Alexander MacLeod’s new collection is out in April.
“There are probably people getting away with such things right now”: Sarah Weinman discusses her new book, about a con artist who convinced a right-wing pundit to save him from death row
Edgar Smith, the convicted murderer of a fifteen-year-old girl, found some powerful advocates in conservative writer William F. Buckley, Jr., and Alfred A. Knopf editor Sophie Wilkins.
Flight paths: Susan Glickman’s selected essays address poetry, criticism, and taking up art study in her sixties
Glickman’s focus on technique on a granular level reveals her to be a deeply knowledgeable and highly erudite reader of a wide range of poets.
AI, AI, oh: In their second novel, Victoria Hetherington examines ontological questions about subjectivity and personhood
The novel, about a sentient AI that develops a relationship with a university therapist, examines ontological questions about what it is that makes us human.