In Burton's debut novel, Louise and Lavinia represent the possibility that compulsive self-disclosure is a form of self-concealment.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Michelle Dean's book isn't exactly a group biography. But it is a highly entertaining feast of quotes, anecdotes, and analysis.
Sinan Antoon's acclaimed novel, now out in English, sheds light on the realities faced by Christians in Iraq.
How to capture the urgency of Confessions? New translations by Sarah Ruden and Peter Constantine offer very different approaches.
"This is not a book of Enlightenolatry," writes Pinker. But it is.
Pediatric oncologist Elisha Waldman explores a city's complexities as he reflects on his patients' spiritual needs.
Carolyn Helsel's guidebook is insightful, sensitive, and deeply practical.
William Abraham's theological affirmations of faith are shadowed by a persistent question: Why don't they work?
J. D. Daniels writes beautiful letters to no one. They aren't for everyone.
If old age is another country, three novelists are exploring not just the peaks and valleys but also the rough places in between.