Lahiri’s story excavates the emotional toll on a woman who is carrying on an affair with a married man.
This story from the noted Egyptian author interrogates toxic power dynamics within institutions.
Millar’s story, ostensibly a psychological drama, is in fact a trenchant satire on the pernicious attractions of a particular kind of American dream.
If the novel is a regal lion king, the short story is a cackling hyena.
“Partisan loyalty is socially disastrous; but for individuals it can be richly rewarding.”
Sympathy for the devils: John Darnielle’s latest novel examines the ethical quagmire of true crime in the context of a taut thriller
Focusing on a writer investigating a double murder with Satanic overtones, the novel asks uncomfortable questions about how and why we consume such gruesome material.
Truth and consequences: New York Times journalist Elizabeth Williamson’s new book examines the poisonous seedbed of American conspiracy culture
The New York Times feature writer shows in carefully argued detail that the Sandy Hook hoaxers exist in a direct line with QAnon and the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Power plays: Julia May Jonas addresses issues of on-campus sexual politics in her provocative and incendiary debut novel
Jonas constructs a narrative that examines campus power dynamics frankly without, for the most part, providing any tidy moral or lesson.
“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.
The novels will be published individually in October and November, followed by a box set in December.