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.
Cooper Harriss aims to rescue Ellison from neglect and misinterpretation—by reading him alongside theologians.
Oddly, the less people know about something the harder it is to tell them about it.
In Rachel Seiffert's novel, the characters' fears unite them as they watch and wait.
A breathtaking novel that bleeds existential urgency from every page
As leaves fall from the trees, Ali Smith helps us fall into the dreams and fears of her characters.
Critics are correct that Robinson doesn't offer an alternative to the Christian Right. But she never claimed to.
Who survives when technology fails?
Surviving and communing together are sacred gestures.