Mar 7, 2014 — With the release of her fifth novel, Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi is growing out of the literary wunderkind label and into something richer and stranger. Annalisa Quinn has a profile.
Mar 7, 2014 — Goodnight Songs is a compilation of formerly unpublished lullabies and poems by the author of Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown. Linda Wertheimer talks to Amy Gary, who discovered the new material.
Mar 6, 2014 — Also: finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction announced; testing the Hemingway App; warfare and rocket cats.
Mar 6, 2014 — In the early 1960s, a young couple in Boston set out to make audio recordings of relatively young, up-and-coming writers — like James Baldwin, Philip Roth and John Updike — reading their own works.
Mar 5, 2014 — Also: Novelist Kamila Shamsie writes about the process of becoming a British citizen; Lena Dunham to write for Archie Comics; John le Carré on government surveillance.
Mar 4, 2014 — Also: Ansel Elkins wins the Yale Younger Poets Prize; What Is a Cat? author Bill Adler dies; the possible secret life of W.H. Auden.
Mar 3, 2014 — Also: Philip Roth talks about his male characters; a preview of George R.R. Martin's next book; the best books coming out this week.
Feb 28, 2014 — Also: More than 120 academic papers turn out to be fakes; the Israeli Embassy donates 300 books on Anne Frank to Tokyo public; Colson Whitehead talks to The New York Times about writing spaces.
Feb 28, 2014 — Alexandre Dumas' life was almost as exciting as his work, some of which was written to support his many mistresses. Comics legend Kyle Baker celebrates Dumas for our Black History Month project.
Feb 27, 2014 — Nearly half of the erotica series' sales have been in the U.S. Also: There's still inequality in the world of book reviews, where female authors get less attention.