Feb 13, 2012 — For some people, Feb. 14 is not all hearts and candy. Without a sweetheart, the holiday can be dreary. For those not in love this year, author Alex Gilvarry prescribes three books that will cure the worst of those Valentine's Day blues.
Dec 17, 2010 — A new kind of world is taking over — and these writers are a step ahead. Writer Pankaj Mishra picks fiction that provides steady footing in a world that's constantly being reshaped by capitalism and technology.
Apr 20, 2010 — The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg combines the writer's four books of short stories into one impressive display of talent. Eisenberg's volume shows a mastery over the art of illustrating human emotion and complexity.
Apr 6, 2010 — Deborah Eisenberg's collection of short stories showcases the writer's uncanny knack for creating vivid portraits of urban American life. Eisenberg, who was named a MacArthur Fellow last year, says she took up writing as a way of expressing rage.
Dec 11, 2006 — Maureen Corrigan runs down her list of the year's best fiction, including a series of books set in post-Sept. 11 New York City, Richard Ford's last installment in the Frank Bascombe trilogy and fiction by two Alices.
Feb 21, 2006 — Twilight of the Superheroes: Stories is a collection of short stories by Deborah Eisenberg that describe the attack on the World Trade Center and its aftermath.