Articles by Editor
October 14, 2015
Book award season is peaking along with the autumn leaves as the National Book Award shortlists have been released in four categories.
October 13, 2015
James is the first Jamaican-born writer to win the Prize.
October 8, 2015
Alexievich, at danger to her own self, visited the area surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear reactor and interviewed anybody she could find who would talk.
September 29, 2015
The MacArthur grant awards $625,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”
September 17, 2015
An eclectic Fiction longlist includes some highly touted titles alongside intriguing newcomers.
September 15, 2015
The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize.
July 29, 2015
The Booker judges have put together a diverse and intriguing list.
July 23, 2015
The site continues to grow, and that means we have an opportunity to add two more book-loving people to our team.
July 6, 2015
If you like to read, we’ve got some news for you. The second-half of 2015 is straight-up, stunningly chock-full of amazing books.
June 15, 2015
I wanted to be a writer, but didn’t think I was smart enough. Then I looked around at the other wannabe writers who were my classmates, and they didn’t seem like geniuses either, so I figured what the heck, I’d give it a shot.