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Donald Trump’s Final Chapter

Amid turbulence and turmoil in Washington, we asked Canadian fiction authors: what would the last days of Donald Trump’s presidency look like? The post Donald Trump’s Final Chapter appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Butterfly Effect,’ by Kathryn Walsh Kuitenbrouwer

The author of 'All The Broken Things' writes a short story on the fictional final chapter of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Butterfly Effect,’ by Kathryn Walsh Kuitenbrouwer appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Art of the Memoir,’ by William Deverell

The creator of the Arthur Beauchamp series writes a short story imagining the end of the Trump presidency The post Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Art of the Memoir,’ by William Deverell appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Final Days,’ by Terry Fallis

The author of 'One Brother Shy' imagines the end of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Final Days,’ by Terry Fallis appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Sun was Eclipsed; It Was Total,’ by Eliza Robertson

The author of 'Demi-Gods' writes a short story imagining the end of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump’s Final Chapter: ‘The Sun was Eclipsed; It Was Total,’ by Eliza Robertson appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The Long View: A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It

Rereading Maya Angelou, Richard Wright and other mid-20th-century writers is to see anew that Appomattox was as much a beginning as an end.

HaBO: The Art of War is Used for Courtship

This HaBO is from Seraph, who wants to find a historical romance based on some limited details: This might probably be a long shot since I never actually even read the book… It’s definitely a historical romance/regency novel. The only main thing I remember is that they’re using a book about the art of war, but applying it to courtship instead. Show More Summary

Louise Linton, Steven Mnuchin's wife, goes from book controversy to Instagram controversy

Louise Linton, the wife of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and author of a controversial self-published 2016 memoir about her experiences volunteering in Africa, is drawing fire over her Instagram account. On an account that has since been made private, Linton posted a photo of herself...

Kevin Nguyen at It Again

“[P]ublishing is a behemoth that is trudging along slowly in the direction of progress. But it still has a long way to go.” GQ editor and Year-in-Reading alum Kevin Nguyen gets the interview treatment from Poets & Writers (and gives a few shout-outs to us while he’s at it!). Show More Summary

Books of The Times: In ‘Autumn,’ Karl Ove Knausgaard Shows His Sweet Side

Knausgaard’s latest book, the first in a planned quartet, closely describes the material world for his daughter.

The Spaces In-Between: The Millions Interviews Rachel Khong

In that big life story that you tell somebody—that myth that you tell people—you wouldn’t talk about things that just happened quietly every day and yet those things are the very material of that big sweeping story. Those little moments,...Show More Summary

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of August

If the solar eclipse ends up signaling that the End Times are nigh, try to read these five new SF and fantasy books before you go.

HaBO: Scotland Time Travel with Prehistoric Crazysauce

This HaBO comes from Lindsay and she’s searching for a bonkers, time-travel historical romance: I’ve been looking for this one for a while now. I read it about five years ago on my B&N Nook, and have been back through every book in my account and cannot find it, so I’m hoping someone out there knows what it is. Show More Summary

GVB

  Gloria Vanderbilt Designs for Your Home Vanderbilt 1977 This book screams 1977, from the cover to just about every project within. For example, you can make a telephone book cover, which is totally relevant and practical. There are all kinds of little crap crafts with oldie artwork you can stick on, and the artwork […] The post GVB appeared first on Awful Library Books.

Amazon's Best Books of August: Today's Releases

The latest from the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a dazzling debut, and a moving memoir by comedian, Ms. Pat...

Tuesday New Release Day: Adebayo; MacLaverty; Martin; Salter; Pamuk

Out this week: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo; Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty; Caca Dolce by Chelsea Martin; The Surveyors by Mary Jo Salter; and The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Adebayo; MacLaverty; Martin; Salter; Pamuk appeared first on The Millions.

Refusing to Look Away: On Leila Guerriero and Joan Didion

We read writers like Guerriero and Didion so we don't forget that looking at people is the most uncomfortable and powerful thing a writer can do. The post Refusing to Look Away: On Leila Guerriero and Joan Didion appeared first on The Millions.

Fiction: Inside Lizzie Borden’s House of Horror

In her novel, “See What I Have Done,” Sarah Schmidt turns the story of Lizzie Borden and the Fall River murders into a grisly exploration of madness.

Nonfiction: A Pioneering Neuroscientist Reports From ‘the Border of Life and Death’

In “Into the Gray Zone,” the neuroscientist Adrian Owen describes finding signs of consciousness in the brains of vegetative patients.

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