Alice Hoffman’s Holocaust novel collapses the boundaries between reality and fantasy.
A sneak peek at the CC staff’s Christmas gift list
Colson Whitehead dramatizes a horrifying piece of historical reality.
The Testaments returns to the world of The Handmaid’s Tale. Is this a good idea?
A philosophy professor races through a (predetermined?) action plot
In Patrick Coleman’s novel, people hurt others with drugs, dollars, and/or Jesus.
Cara Wall writes beautifully about something novelists rarely address: a mainline Protestant congregation.
Patrick deWitt is far too smart a writer to offer a sentimental narrative of redemption.
Can we cross them? Is it worth it?
Sarah Blake’s surrealist novel about Naamah—Noah’s wife—is mesmerizing.
Claire Adam’s debut novel is animated by a complicated landscape of family.
In her new novel, women in a Mennonite colony plot their own liberation.
How three novelists depict the reality of incarceration
In Chigozie Obioma’s new novel, forgiveness is no light matter.
James Carroll tells a story of faith, reason, and freedom.