Established author Paul Auster fictionalises life in south FloridaRead more
Psychologically astute and beautifully written novel by Myla Goldberg
Follow-up collection of Victorian-era and sci-fi stories
These letters reveal in Saul Bellow a rare consistency
Shackleton he is not, but you have to give some credit to Ian Frazier
The Mind’s Eye is an examination of the human brain and its ability to adapt
Brock Clarke soaks up literature the way the average person soaks up reality TV
Spiderman actor turns author with this short story collection
Emmanuel Carrère has been known and loved for psychologically probing third-person narratives that stretch tautly and tensely through his novels
A writer for both McSweeney’s and Salon, Kevin Guilfoile positions his second novel, The Thousand, as a thinking person’s Da Vinci Code
Set during World War II, The Search follows the story of Jan – a nine-year-old boy from a village in Czechoslovakia
Had Shteyngart set out to write a postmillennial, pop-culture-saturated homage to War and Peace, he's succeeded.
The Ice Storm author Rick Moody takes us on a journey of dead astronauts, a deadly virus and a talking chimpanzee.
Known best for his outre fiction, Cooper has also carved out a neat career for himself as a non-fiction stylist
In Rivecca’s debut short-story collection, a memoirist who faked divine visions as a child ponders ‘the stunning isolation of non-belief’
Frank Mackey is the reluctant prodigal son of a dumpy Dublin street called Faithful Place
The best popularisers of frontier science pull off a precarious balancing act
Adam Langer’s 2008 novel Ellington Boulevard used acidic humour and social commentary to frame the dehumanising consequences of urban gentrification
Anthologies are tough work, but editors can do themselves a favour simply by limiting the type of submissions by theme or solicitation
While the Great Recession finally appears to be relaxing its grip, it’ll still be a long time before most of us understand why our economy collapsed
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