Leni Zumas's novel makes a political point. More importantly, it cultivates empathy.
Alice McDermott ponders a mystery: How is it that women hear the calling and find the strength to love and support their neighbors?
The lively dystopian worlds of Louise Erdrich and Kaethe Schwehn
Five-Carat Soul is filled with hilarious storytelling, unusual characters, and stark realities.
H. K. Bush's tale revolves around the challenges of a Western academic's encounter with the East.
In these troubling times, we asked some of our favorite writers to tell us about books (and other things) that bring hope and healing.
Literature and film from England, Hungary, Japan, and Korea
Of all the coffee joints frequented by all the British citizens-of-Pakistani-descent in all of Amherst, Massachusetts, she walks into his?
The faith-infused southern fiction of Tim Gautreaux, Robert Olen Butler, and Jamie Quatro
Winnie M Li’s story of sexual assault is hard to read. That’s precisely why it’s so important.