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.
Doyle’s exuberant writing praised particular things in rich detail. It cut to the pulsing heart of life.
There’s nothing subtle about Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Marxist critique of life in postcolonial Kenya.
It’s rare to encounter a female protagonist in theological fiction.
The new George Saunders novel turns a crazy idea into a deeply moving story.
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Two novels explore what happens when wars persist and borders are permeable.