We've been running the HuffPost Book Club for the better part of a year now, and as both an editor and a book club member, I wanted to go back and go ...
The Huffington Post is launching a book club. This is why.
The first time I read The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, I was a freshman journalism major in his first quarter at Northwestern University. Two maj...
How much of my life as it was lived so far was affected by my reading Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises? I actually asked myself this question while read...
Ernest Hemingway has become such a legendary character, it's hard to think of a recipe that could match his macho reputation. Whether on a Cuban beach or the African savanna, Hem was a fan of the good life -- and that included good food.
Our current HuffPost Book Club pick is "What It Is Like To Go To War" by Karl Marlantes. We are talking about different aspects of the military experi...
In my novel The Baker's Daughter, four chapters are from the perspective of a Nazi officer. Writing these was no easy task.
You might be thinking, "Ok, so an Arab Muslim girl wants to talk about war? Let's prepare for the Islamist preachiness, for the barbaric slogans, for the death-to-Amreeka chants..."
I don't know what it's like to go to war, but I know what it's like to stay home from war. I know what it's like to watch your husband on the tarmac---heave over, putting his hands on his knees only lifting his head to sob on my shoulder before he takes off.
Ultimately, this novel's strength resides in its depictions of characters whose ethics and motivations occupy a liminal, grey space between good and bad, moral and immoral.
by Daniel Alarcón
by Donna Tartt
by Jennifer DuBois
by Julian Barnes
Published on September 24th, 2013