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On Meaningful Connections and Creative Expression: Q&A with Genevieve Morgan

Laura Cococcia | Posted 09.15.2014 | Books
Laura Cococcia

With an extensive - and impressive -- career in publishing and writing, Morgan is about to release her new fiction novel, The Fog of Forgetting.

7 Highly Anticipated Fiction Reads

Vogue | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Vogue

In contemporary Maine, a teenage boy's racially-charged prank prompts his New York attorney uncles to converge on the town of their youth in Elizabeth Strout's latest, The Burgess Boys, but it's the sister who never left who understands alienation best.

A Look at Hypocritical Characters in Literature

Dave Astor | Posted 04.16.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

One big reason why people read fiction is to feel strong emotions -- joy, surprise, anger, etc. And when it comes to anger, few literary experiences make our blood boil more than observing the actions of hypocritical protagonists.

Review: Chloe Aridjis's Experimental Novel of Berlin: Hitler, the German Past, and the Invisible Memories of a World City

Anis Shivani | Posted 02.29.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

Few cities have as many layers of history reflected in their streets, recreational places, monuments, plazas, shopping areas, parks, museums, and other public spaces as Berlin. In Book of Clouds, Chloe Aridjis make its historical meanings central to her tale.

The 20 Most Anticipated Books Of Summer 2011

Anis Shivani | Posted 09.08.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Exciting new novels by Mohammed Hanif and Aravind Adiga (two of the hottest stars of South Asian literature), new novels by underrated writers Dana Spiotta and Tom Perrotta, meditations on race and politics by Caryl Phillips and Randall Kennedy,

The Circus Is in Town!

Christopher Herz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christopher Herz

The Fiction Circus is back in town, and what a show it is. This quartet is a group of barnstorming warriors on the front lines of the battle to not only preserve the world of fiction, but also to fully explore what's possible in the digital age.

The Orange Prize: Who Were the UK's Favorite Winners?

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Hilary Mantel's Booker prize-winning novel Wolf Hall enters the final straight on even odds to take the Orange prize this evening, Lionel Shriver's...