The New Yorker's 20 Best Writers Under 40: What You Should Know About These Talented Young Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

06/09/2010 08:21 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

This week's issue of The New Yorker includes a list that's been creating controversy all over the web -- the editors' choices for the 20 best fiction writers under 40. A number of people have been surprised by the relative obscurity of many of the writers on the list, but there are some predictable choices as well, such as the wildly popular Jonathan Safran Foer. Feeling clueless about the authors on The New Yorker's list? Check them out below for info and which books to look out for!

20 Under 40: Books You Should Know

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