Jonathan Corcoran discusses his debut collection The Rope Swing, Appalachian writing communities, getting disowned by his family for coming out, and his father's death.
Dr. James Mercer's story could have turned out very differently than it did. He was raised in a physically and emotionally abusive home. His father was a violent alcoholic who was an abusive father and husband. His mother was a hopeless codependent who continued to deny and dismiss how damaging her husband was and could be. Dr. Show More Summary
I admit it: as a veteran Scrabble player, I was delighted to see the cover and title of Brandi Megan Granett's new novel, Triple Love Score. Even better, competitive Scrabble serves to move the narrative of this quirky, sweet romance forward, and the plot has enough twists to keep the writing original and readers guessing. Show More Summary
The following interview first appeared in The National Book Review: In Marisa Silver's extraordinary new novel Little Nothing, an unattractive dwarf girl named Pavla transforms over time, into a tall woman and then into a wolf. She is...Show More Summary
The following interview first appeared in The National Book Review: In The River of Doubt, historian Candice Millard followed Theodore Roosevelt on a harrowing adventure along the Amazon River. In Destiny of the Republic, she explored the assassination of James Garfield. Show More Summary
LeHand, known as Missy, wielded far more influence than her title of secretary to the president conveyed.
Madeleine Thien’s beautiful, sorrowful novel pieces together the story of musicians’ — and China’s — sufferings during the Cultural Revolution.
“Expertly constructed, Mister Monkey is so fresh and new it’s almost giddy, almost impudent with originality. Tender and artful, Prose’s 15th novel is a sophisticated satire, a gently spiritual celebration of life, a dark and thoroughly...Show More Summary
“Black Hills” is a fast paced and very entertaining read full of unpredictable twists and turns.
What is lost still has substance, is malleable, can take on new impressions, and be molded again to our experience, often resulting in the most lasting force that determines how we see the world.
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