Jul 18, 2011 — NPR coverage of McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris and Jerome Loving. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Mar 14, 2011 — When writer Jonathan Evison reads a book, he wants full immersion — emotionally, intellectually and sensually. He suggests three wild, Western adventure tales that will pick you up, knock you down and leave you breathless.
Dec 16, 2010 — Two things are shared in common by the five thrilling books that make up Granta editor John Freeman's list of the best debuts of 2010: A chaos that reflects dark times and an urgency to tell these mysterious stories — from East Africa, South America, Kashmir, New Jersey — with clarity and beauty.
Dec 3, 2008 — When Pemberton returned to the North Carolina mountains after three months in Boston settling his father's estate...