Angel Wagenstein and the evolution of modern Jewish storytelling.
The most striking thing about Couples is the novelist's attempt to break out of the intimist, unpolitical, miniaturist mold that had become his official bust.
Jill Lepore and Jane Kamensky talk about how they wrote the occasionally racy historical novel Blindspot.
Michèle Bernstein's Situationist novel explores a Paris hovering between Old World and New Wave.
Roberto Bolaño's last novel, 2666, is his most profound exploration of art and infamy, craft and crime, the writer and the totalitarian state.
Elias Khoury and the literature of witness.
An appraisal of Rainer Maria Rilke's novel, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.
The novelist and publisher discusses zombies, teen romance and her reaction to being labeled a "New Weird" writer.
In António Lobo Antunes's new novel, a lost boy despairs of finding a real family in the wasteland of his past.
Marilynne Robinson's new novel explores faith, loneliness and the national passion play of race.