Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest novel explores a future that’s already happened.
Iranian expatriate Marjane Satrapi continues to expand the art of the comic book.
Albanian writer reflects on winning the inaugural Man Booker International Prize for Fiction.
A new novel by a Chinese dissident provides a comically stinging vision of his homeland.
A new book gives a philosophical analysis of American culture’s obsession with nonsense.
A novel by a Nobel prize-winner from Iceland presents a journey into the center of a resolutely antic imagination.
In this moving memoir, the daughter of celebrated psychologist Erik Erikson meditates on how fame and ego shatter the foundations of family life.
A new novel captures the atmosphere of post-1956 Hungary from a child’s point of view.
Sci-fi master Samuel Delany’s latest novel is a mystery set in the ancient world. Phallos, by Samuel R. Delany. (Bamberger Books) By Vincent Czyz Samuel R. Delany is best known as “l’enfant terrible” who published his first novel at age 20 and then went on to win science fiction’s most prestigious awards — the Nebula […]
Stephen Greenblatt’s acclaimed biography of Shakespeare is filled with fascinating speculations.